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Posted: June 10, 2018

Woman arrested after video shows children traveling in pet kennels

VIDEO: Woman Arrested After Video Shows Children Traveling in Pet Kennels

By Courtey Mickens, Fox13Memphis.com

MEMPHIS, Tenn. —

Memphis woman is behind bars after a viral video shows her traveling with two children in pet kennels.

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The children were spotted Saturday afternoon near Graceland.

Police said the children were traveling in the back of a Ford Explorer.

Investigators later identified the woman as Leimome Cheeks, 62.

Cheeks was arrested and charged with two counts of child endangerment. 

Police say the children were 7 and 8 years old. The children also told police that it was extremely hot in the back of the truck. The temperature reached 95 degrees in Memphis that day.

Cheeks told police she traveled from Collierville to Whitehaven, then to Downtown throughout the day.

 


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Woman arrested after video shows children traveling in pet kennels

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Leimome Cheeks. (Photo: Memphis Police Department)
Woman goes on rampage at gym, uses weights to destroy treadmill, police say

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Woman goes on rampage at gym, uses weights to destroy treadmill, police say

A woman went on a rampage at a gym, breaking a mirror, a window and using weights to destroy a treadmill, police said. 

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The 38-year-old woman, who has not been identified, was not a member of GoodLife Fitness when she went there June 3 to work out and became irate when she was asked to leave because she was not a member, according to Global News.

Video shows the woman throwing weights at a mirror. Another one shows her slamming weights into a treadmill. 

“(We are) eager to understand how the incident could have been prevented,” gym officials told Global News. “GoodLife Fitness strives to provide safe and welcoming spaces, and we are grateful that no one was injured.”

She was arrested and charged with mischief over $5,000, according to Global News

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