CHICAGO (CBS)– A Dixon mom was arrested after she was found driving while her kids sat inside an inflatable pool on top of her car.

Credit: Dixon Police Department

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According to the Dixon Police Department, officers were alerted and later observed an Audi Q5 driving west on Illinois Route 2 shortly after 3 p.m. Tuesday, with a “blue inflatable pool on the roof with two juveniles inside of the pool.”

Officers made contact with the driver, 49-year-old Jennifer A. Janus Yeager, who said she had her daughters ride inside of the empty pool to “hold it down on their drive home.”

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Credit; Dixon Police Department

Police learned Yeager drove into town to inflate the pool at a friends’ house.

Yeager was arrested and charged with two counts of Endangering the Health or Life of a Child and two counts of Reckless Conduct. Police said she was also cited for failure to secure a passenger of the age of 8 and under the age of 16.

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