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Mom of the Year Brings Toddler on Drive-By Shooting

Ever feel like a bad mom because you sent your toddler for a time out, or maybe you didn’t give in to their want of the day?

Well, luckily for you there are worse parents out there!

Just when you think you have read everything in terms of horrible parenting antics, something creeps into the spotlight that makes you wonder what in the hell that mother was thinking.

In Salt Lake City, Utah, 42-year-old Vera Castillo took her toddler and nine-month-old baby on a drive by shooting. Exactly, you can’t make this stuff up!

Police say Ms. Castillo drove by and fire shots at the man in question and after fleeing the scene she returned, again, with both children still in the vehicle to fire some more shots!

What in the hell?

Thankfully the victim was not hurt, and neither were the children strapped in their car seats in the rear of the car. But seriously? A drive by? I mean… what exactly would persuade someone to take their kids out committing crimes with guns involved? Not enough wholesome family activities in their life?

Poor kids!

Castillo was taken into police custody and charged with attempted murder, and unfortunately, or maybe fortunately the children have been taken into state custody for the time being.


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