Shoplifting. Bargain-seeking moms get arrested for this all the time, including the now-infamous mother of Boston Marathon bombing suspects Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Zubeidat Tsarnaeva made a poor fashion choice in deciding to skip bail on a shoplifting charge over $1,600 worth of designer dresses. In fact, her arrest warrant may be one reason she changed her mind about returning to the United States.
Endangering Kids While Looking for Your Missing Stash. One pothead mom was apparently jonesing for some jailtime, which she got in spades after locking her kids in her home while she tried to track down her missing drug stash. Tragically, the house caught fire while she was out, and her twin sons died.
Smuggling Drugs to Your Son, With a Kiss. Every mom wants to give her son a little sugar now and then, but less-than-sweet Kimberly Margeson was caught trying to pass Oxycodone pills to her son in jail ... via must must've been a cringe-worthy French kiss.
Obstructing Some Justice. Celebrity moms aren't immune from dumb criminal impulses either, as "Legally Blonde" actress Reese Witherspoon showed the world in her drunken arrest video. Witherspoon even tried to pull the "mom" card by falsely claiming she was pregnant and needed to use the restroom, Us Magazine reports. Didn't her mom teach her better?