Mom pleads guilty to baby formula thefts

Police release photo of suspects accused of stealing baby formula from retail stores in Muskegon area. (Courtesy Norton Shores Police Department/Nov. 4, 2014)

MUSKEGON, Mich. (WOOD) — The mother accused of working with her daughter to steal tens of thousands of dollars’ worth of baby formula from two Norton Shores Meijer stores has entered a plea.

Susan Surian pleaded guilty Friday to one count of first-degree retail fraud.

She and her daughter Lisa Surian are accused of stealing more than $1,500 worth of baby formula from the Meijer stores on Holton Road and Norton Avenue in September and October 2014. Court documents show they pleaded guilty to a similar larcency from a Greenville store only days before the first of the Norton Shores thefts.

Lisa Surian has not yet entered a plea, and there are no hearing dates scheduled in her case.

Susan Surian’s sentencing is scheduled for Feb. 23.

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