Mom Attempts to Shoplift $250 in Candy, Leaves Baby

While trying to escape a Manhattan Duane Reade with a stroller full of sweets — “$179 worth of Halls throat drops, $59 worth of Wrigley’s gum, $43 worth of Dentyne gum and $15 worth of Tic Tacs,” DNA Info reports — Michelle Calderon was confronted and ditched the haul, leaving her 1-year-old child in the process, and thereby adding abandoning and endangering a child to the robbery charge.

Mom Shoplifts $250 in Candy, Leaves Baby