Neighbors Call 911 Three Times on Iowa Girl Selling Cookies
Business was going well for a young entrepreneur until her neighbors called the cops on her. 10-year-old Savannah Watters of Cedar Falls was selling cookies to buy school clothes.
Police received at least three calls within a five day period from a neighbor who was concerned about the increased traffic. "I wish that we could have known first, ‘cause we didn’t know anything," Savannah said. "And it’s just hard to believe that they didn't come talk to my mom first.”
The neighbor was worried that the safety of the children in the area was at risk. In their call to the police they said: "Well we’ve had a little girl that’s been selling cookies and water for four weeks and the traffic is getting to the point that they’re using our driveway to turn around … which is fine … but they almost hit my daughter. I mean it’s just getting … it’s getting out of control.”
Savannah had to move her stand into her family's driveway to continue selling cookies and water.
Read more at The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier.