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TORRANCE, Calif. (KTLA) -- A local woman was charged with seven misdemeanor counts Thursday for allegedly texting while driving -- with an infant on her lap -- on the 405 freeway.

Shawndeeia Bowen, 29, was charged with three counts of child endangerment, two counts of violating a court order and one each of driving without a license and driving on a suspended license -- according to the Torrance City Prosecutor's Office.

She also is accused of three infractions, two involving a child not restrained by a seatbelt and one for driving while using a wireless phone, according to prosecutors.

Bowen was arrested on Tuesday after another driver spotted her on the northbound 405, according to Lt. Steve D'Anjou.

"A citizen saw it and thought it was so dangerous that he called 911 on his cell phone and continued


Added: Apr-6-2012 Occurred On: Apr-5-2012
By: Trench000
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Tags: texting, driving, infant, baby, lap, suspended, license, too many previous citations to count
Location: Torrance, California, United States (load item map)
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