Children Found Riding in U-Haul on Interstate

Three people from North Carolina are facing charges after three children were found riding in a U-Haul on I-40 last week.

On Wednesday, a bystander spotted the kids getting loaded into the trailer at the Tennessee Welcome Center in Cocke County. A short time later a THP trooper spotted the vehicle and pulled them over.

Three children, under the age of 8, were in the trailer. The trooper also noticed a strong smell of marijuana coming from the vehicle.

Lakista Williams, Willie Green Jr., and Eric Larue are facing three counts each of Child Endangerment.

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