It’s like The Beverly Hillbillies when Granny rode on the roof of the car in her rocking chair, except it’s a pool and there are children involved…
A mom from Dixon, Illinois was put in police custody after police say she had her two children ride on the top of her car to hold down an inflatable swimming pool.
A concerned citizen notified police officers that a car was driving with children inside of a pool on the roof of the vehicle on Tuesday after. Dixon police set out to search the area and saw a white Audi driving westbound on Illinois Route 2 that in fact had an inflatable pool on the roof.
Officers pulled the car over and learned that the woman had driven into town to inflate the pool at a friend’s house, then had her two daughters ride inside the empty pool to hold it down for their drive home.
She is charged with two counts of endangering the health or life of a child, two counts of reckless conduct and failure to secure a passenger of the age of 8 and under the age of 16.
Yeager has posted bond and has been released from the Dixon Police Department.