Greenwood woman giving underage cousin driving lessons is arrested
Wednesday, July 31, 2013 8:32 AM
A woman was arrested after reportedly letting a 12-year-old drive a car.
Greenwood County Sheriff's Office arrested Adrianna Akia Gilchrist, 18, of Windmill Circle, Greenwood and charged her with contributing to the delinquency of a minor and allowing an unauthorized person to drive.
According to reports, deputies were on patrol Tuesday in the Country Homes community when they saw a black Toyota Camry driving erratically. Deputies stopped the car near Cemetery Road.
Deputies saw Gilchrist was in the passenger seat. They asked her what was going on and she reportedly said she was teaching her 12-year-old cousin how to drive. Deputies noted there was another juvenile in the back seat.
Deputies placed Gilchrist under arrest. Another adult came and got the car and the two children.