Mom arrested at school for second time in a week

A Pikeville woman is behind bars again for being arrested at a Pike County school for the second time in a week.

According to court documents, 34-year-old Rebecca Cecil, of Ratliffs Creek Road, was arrested Friday morning after crashing her vehicle into a gate at Mullins School while driving her children to the school. Police arrived at the scene and found her leaving after dropping the children off.

She was arrested on DUI and criminal mischief charges and lodged in the Pike County Detention Center.

Last Friday, Cecil was arrested for allegedly being intoxicated inside the Mullins School gymnasium during a little league basketball game.

Court documents said she her four children, ages 3 to 9, were with her — one of the children was playing in the basketball game — and police allegedly found her in possession of methamphetamine during that incident. Cecil, court documents said, claimed the drugs belonged to her boyfriend whom she had not see in several days.

Cecil was charged with a felony count of first-degree possession of a controlled substance and other misdemeanor charges.

Rebecca Cecil remained lodged in the Pike County Detention Center following this latest arrest as of the publishing on this report.