Mom Arrested For Driving With Inflatable Pool On Car — With Kids Inside

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DIXON, IL. — The Dixon Police Department arrested Jennifer A. Janus Yeager, 49, of Dixon, Illinois on Tuesday. The Dixon Police Department received a complaint from a concerned citizen about an Audi passenger car driving north on the Peoria Avenue Bridge with children inside of a pool, on the roof of the vehicle.

Officers searched the area and observed a white Audi Q5 driving westbound on IL Route 2, just west of Palmyra Road, with a blue inflatable pool on the roof with two juveniles inside of the pool.

​Officers conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle on River Lane, just south of IL Route 2 where they made contact with the driver, Yeager.

​During the course of the investigation it was learned that Yeager drove into town to inflate the pool at a friends’ house and had her two juvenile daughters ride inside of the empty pool to hold it down on their drive home.

​Yeager was placed under arrest for two counts of Endangering the Health or Life of a Child and two counts of Reckless Conduct. Yeager was also cited for failure to secure a passenger of the age of 8 and under the age of 16.

Yeager was transported to the Dixon Police Department where she was processed and released after posting bond.

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