Osage Beach police officers went to the Wal-Mart Supercenter just before 8 p.m. after receiving a call about two females and a male shoplifting.
The three people arrested â?? 19-year-old Tara Lewis, 17-year-old Dustin Metcalf and 17-year-old Genevieve Hill-Deasure, all of Camdenton â?? were charged with stealing by shoplifting under $500. The proper authorities were contacted for endangering the welfare of a child, according to a news release.
Lewis, Metcalf and Hill-Deasure tried to hide stolen items under the baby in its car seat, which is dangerous for the infant.