Police: Mother-son duo and family dog terrorize Wisconsin Walmart


A woman and her son were arrested at a Walmart in Eau Claire, Wisconsin after police said a woman practiced karate moves in the parking lot, while her son was naked inside the store and her dog was roaming free. 

Lisa Smith, 46 and Benny Vann, 25 were both arrested after officers learned Smith came into the Walmart and unleashed her dog “Bo.” While Bo ran up to customers, Smith erratically started pulling apart store displays and placing them in her cart.

When she was asked to leave by staff she began to perform karate moves in the parking lot.  In the meantime, Bo got a box of Jiffy Cornbread Muffin Mix and tried to leave the store. Smith was arrested and fought with officers she also attempted to kick out a window on the squad car.

Meanwhile, police said Vann had removed his clothes in the back of the store, exposing himself to customers. Vann was riding a scooter and allegedly refused to stop when approached by police, at one point attempting to run over an officer. He was stopped and arrested.

Smith was arrested for Disorderly Conduct, Resisting Arrest, and Misdemeanor Bail Jumping. Vann was arrested for Lewd and Lascivious Behavior, Disorderly Conduct and Retail Theft. Bo was caught by Officers in the store and brought to the Humane Association. The dog was not charged 

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