Woman accused of ramming car with children inside

Melissa Siars (Source: East Prairie Police Department)
Melissa Siars (Source: East Prairie Police Department)

By Rebecca Smoot - email

EAST PRAIRIE, MO (KFVS) - Two women who don't get along were involved in an incident Tuesday morning when dropping off their kids at school, according to East Prairie Police Chief Danny Lafferty.

Lafferty says Melissa Siars, 31, faces four counts of first degree assault, and three counts of endangering the welfare of a child.

According to police, Siars rammed her car into another woman's vehicle several times.  Police say the car Siars was hitting also had children inside.

This happened at Martin Elementary Tuesday morning.

Siars is being held at the East Prairie City Jail on $100,000 bond.

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