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Nobody
04-06-2012, 06:30 PM
Torrance police arrested a woman seen driving on the San Diego (405) Freeway with a baby in her lap, a cellphone in one hand and two unsecured children in the back seat, a lieutenant said Wednesday. (http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2012/04/04/woman-accused-of-texting-while-driving-with-baby-on-her-lap/)Shawndeeia Bowen, 29, of Hawthorne, was arrested about 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Lt. Stephen D’anjou said. (http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2012/04/04/woman-accused-of-texting-while-driving-with-baby-on-her-lap/)
(http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2012/04/04/woman-accused-of-texting-while-driving-with-baby-on-her-lap/)A tipster, who saw the woman as he rounded the “South Bay Curve,” called 911. (http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2012/04/04/woman-accused-of-texting-while-driving-with-baby-on-her-lap/)
(http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2012/04/04/woman-accused-of-texting-while-driving-with-baby-on-her-lap/)The caller kept tabs on Bowen, and police stopped her as she exited the freeway. The 1-year-old was still in her lap and the phone still in a hand, according to D’anjou. (http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2012/04/04/woman-accused-of-texting-while-driving-with-baby-on-her-lap/)
(http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2012/04/04/woman-accused-of-texting-while-driving-with-baby-on-her-lap/)A 2-year-old child in the back seat was in a safety seat, but it was not fastened with a seat belt, D’anjou said. A 4-year-old, also in the back seat, did not have a seat belt on. (http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2012/04/04/woman-accused-of-texting-while-driving-with-baby-on-her-lap/)
(http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2012/04/04/woman-accused-of-texting-while-driving-with-baby-on-her-lap/)“In the event of an accident, there’s no way a parent or guardian will be able to stop a child from flying into the windshield of the car so it’s very dangerous,” D’anjou said. (http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2012/04/04/woman-accused-of-texting-while-driving-with-baby-on-her-lap/)
(http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2012/04/04/woman-accused-of-texting-while-driving-with-baby-on-her-lap/)Bowen was arrested on suspicion of child endangerment, and the three children were taken into protective custody, police said. (http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2012/04/04/woman-accused-of-texting-while-driving-with-baby-on-her-lap/)
(http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2012/04/04/woman-accused-of-texting-while-driving-with-baby-on-her-lap/)The arrest came as Torrance police joined other law enforcement agencies for Distracted Driving Awareness Month. (http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2012/04/04/woman-accused-of-texting-while-driving-with-baby-on-her-lap/)
(http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2012/04/04/woman-accused-of-texting-while-driving-with-baby-on-her-lap/)“Her excuse was that, while she was driving on the 91 Freeway near Compton, the 1-year-old started crying and in an effort to comfort the 1-year-old, she pulled the 1-year-old to the front seat,” D’anjou added. (http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2012/04/04/woman-accused-of-texting-while-driving-with-baby-on-her-lap/)
(http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2012/04/04/woman-accused-of-texting-while-driving-with-baby-on-her-lap/)In California, holding a cell phone to an ear while driving is a citable offense, but police can give tickets any time they believe a driver is not devoting enough attention to the road. (http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2012/04/04/woman-accused-of-texting-while-driving-with-baby-on-her-lap/)

Thruxtonbill
04-06-2012, 07:02 PM
Shawndeeia huh?

Gas Man
04-06-2012, 08:16 PM
Shawndeeia huh?

Yeah I caugh that as well.

Caveman
04-07-2012, 12:41 AM
Shawndeeia huh?
Must be Canadien

Gas Man
04-07-2012, 02:44 PM
Must be Canadien

:dvrofl: