Evansville mom accused of taking child to burglary

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Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Police say an Evansville woman took her child with her when she broke into a neighbor's apartment and took a purse and medication.

Tamara L. Miller, 33, of 313 Higgins Drive, Apt. 11, Evansville, is charged with burglary and contributing to the delinquency of a child. Her adjourned initial appearance is scheduled this afternoon in Rock County Court.

Miller on Jan. 21 walked into a neighbor's apartment and started taking items, the neighbor told police.

The neighbor screamed at Miller and the 6-year-old child, and the two left the apartment and went into the basement, according to the criminal complaint.

Miller took a purse, two pairs of shoes and some medication, the neighbor told police.

If she's found guilty, Miller faces $25,000 in fines or 12 1/2 years in prison.

Last updated: 7:49 pm Thursday, December 13, 2012

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