A 34-year-old New Hampshire woman who wanted to get her hands on some pain medication allegedly devised a plan that landed her in jail: Ask a 9-year-old boy to swipe his mom’s Percocet, and promise to buy him a video game in return. The boy held up his end of the bargain and noticed something was amiss when he saw the woman take the label off the pill bottle.
Seacoast Online of New Hampshire reports the woman was convicted of a felony count of criminal solicitation. A judge ordered her to spend a month and a half of her yearlong sentence behind bars, with the remainder of the sentence suspended.
When you were a kid, what was the oddest work you ever did to procure something you wanted?
Woman jailed for urging 9-year-old to steal mother’s painkillers [Seacoast Online via Kotaku]