Woman accused of driving car into pool appears in court

LAKEWOOD, Ohio - A woman charged with driving her car into a swimming pool appeared in Lakewood Municipal Court this morning.

Cheryl Chapman, 46, of Lakewood, was charged with OVI and reckless operation after police said her Jeep crashed through a fence and into the pool at an apartment complex on the 11800 block of Edgewater Drive.

No injuries were reported.

In court Monday, Chapman was assigned a public defender and her case was continued to next week.

Residents were having a pool party when the Jeep crashed. There were two men in the pool at the time of the crash. One of the men in the pool swam to the Jeep to help rescue Chapman.

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