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Man shoplifting baby items inspires diaper and baby wipes drive at Pewaukee Police Station

WAUKESHA COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- There was a special effort on Saturday in Waukesha County to make sure that young parents have the baby supplies that they need.

The Pewaukee Police Department held a diaper and baby wipes drive at the station.

A sergeant with the department explained how he came up with the idea for the diaper drive after arresting a man for shoplifting items that he said he needed for his kids.

"I just kinda felt for the guy. If I can help the guy out, maybe he's not in the situation again or anyone else who has a need for diapers, wipes, and formula," said Pewaukee Police Sergeant Lucas Twelmyer.

When we talked to the Sergeant on Saturday afternoon, they had already collected more than 5,000 diapers and $4,000 in cash. 

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Jill 18 days ago
Yes, I'm sure he'll never steal anything again....
kfalcone Jill 18 days ago
Wow, you just had to leave that comment on an article that was about a beautiful act by the police.
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