Crime

Man Gets Seven Years After Looting Nephew's Piggy Bank

Explain that one around the cell block

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A Missouri man was sentenced to seven years in prison for two crimes, including looting the piggy bank of his 4-year-old nephew.

Baron Calmese, 31, entered guilty pleas for two charges, one of which was the theft of more than $500 after he requested $2 in quarters while visiting his sister's home in July 2012 and was told he could find the coins in the child's bank.

Investigators said he emptied the bank and spent the money on drugs and prostitutes.