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Teacher arrested after 3 children found inside trunk


Andria James

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LA VERGNE, Tenn. — A teacher was arrested in La Vergne, Tenn., and charged with reckless endangerment Sunday after officers allegedly found three children in her trunk.

According to WKRN, a concerned citizen called La Vergne police on Sunday evening to report a woman with children in the trunk of her vehicle at a gas station.

When officers arrived, the found 33-year-old Andria James with three children — ages 9 and 10 — in the trunk of her vehicle.

There were also six other children inside the vehicle, officials said.

La Vergne police confirmed to WKRN that James told them she is a teacher, but it is unclear what school system she works for.

The parents of the children were called to the scene to pick them up, police said.

James was arrested and taken to the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Department where she was charged with three counts of reckless endangerment.

She is scheduled to appear in court March 9.

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