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Long Island Mom Spends Too Much Time Driving Kids on BB Gun Shooting Sprees

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 22: Windows damaged by BB-gun pellets are seen after President Barack Obama's West Los Angeles campaign office was vandalized late on Thursday evening on September 22, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. Los Angeles police are investigating the incident where BB-gun pellets were fired at and an object thrown into Obama's re-election campaign office. Obama is expected to arrive on Monday to raise money for his 2012 re-election campaign. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
Photo: Kevork Djansezian/2011 Getty Images

Susan Becker was arrested in Hauppauge, Long Island on Friday on charges related to her decision to give her 15-year-old daughter, 13-year-old son, and one of his friends a BB gun, which she then encouraged them to shoot out the window of her car as she drove, according to police. Becker’s choice of family activity resulted in “60 reports of damage to car windows in the Islandia, Hauppauge and Commack areas over the past two weeks.” The 43-year-old, who has no prior criminal record, was arraigned Saturday on criminal mischief and endangering the welfare of a child, among other charges. Her bail has been set at $30,000. One of her East Northport neighbors told NBC New York, “This doesn’t seem real. She’s just such a good person.” Now she’s just a cool mom.

Long Island Mom Takes Kids on BB Gun Spree