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Police: Man used children to steal clothes from Raleigh mall

Posted July 27

Dana Lee Lemon

— A Raleigh man was arrested over the weekend after police say he used a 7-, 10- and 12-year-old to steal from a local department store.

Dana Lee Lemon, 33, of 1818 Fountain Drive, faces several charges, including three misdemeanor counts of contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile after he allegedly got the children to steal clothes from Macy's at Triangle Town Center.

Lemon was in the Wake County Detention Center under a $13,000 bond Sunday night.

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  • iopsyc Jul 28, 1:29 p.m.

    Wouldn't surprise me if dad is also teaching the kids how to kill someone during a lunch hour... View More

    — Posted by KnowsItAll

    That's a big leap to go from theft to murder. I know plenty of people that have stolen stuff,... View More

    — Posted by iopsyc

    "I know plenty of people that have stolen stuff, and none of them have committed murder."

    If you... View More

    — Posted by KnowsItAll

    I did find a new crowd, thanks for your concern. Notice I used the past tense.

    My point still stands. Theft and murder are two very different crimes. It's illogical to assume a petty thief is also a murderer.

  • KnowsItAll Jul 28, 12:56 p.m.

    Wouldn't surprise me if dad is also teaching the kids how to kill someone during a lunch hour... View More

    — Posted by KnowsItAll

    That's a big leap to go from theft to murder. I know plenty of people that have stolen stuff,... View More

    — Posted by iopsyc

    "I know plenty of people that have stolen stuff, and none of them have committed murder."

    If you know "plenty of people" who have stolen stuff, maybe it's time to find a new crowd to hang out with.

  • T-Man Jul 28, 12:52 p.m.

    Society used to expect fathers to raise their children to be good citizens. Obviously, society... View More

    — Posted by jwsawyer

    True. You do understand for a women with children to get on welare she cannot have a man living... View More

    — Posted by I-Defy

    That is absolutely NOT true!

  • iopsyc Jul 28, 12:18 p.m.

    Wouldn't surprise me if dad is also teaching the kids how to kill someone during a lunch hour... View More

    — Posted by KnowsItAll

    That's a big leap to go from theft to murder. I know plenty of people that have stolen stuff, and none of them have committed murder.

  • landonsgrampa Jul 28, 11:24 a.m.

    WRAL...could you maybe include the other charges? Are any of them felonies?