If you drove down 37th in Spokane, Washington on Saturday morning, you might have done a double take.
A kid, standing in his driveway, holding a strange sign.
His mom thought she might try something a little different.
His scarlet letter was put on him because he stole an iPod from a kid at school.
It's not the first time the parents have caught the 14-year-old thieving, and it's a process that Talesha wants to stop.
Not everyone thinks she's doing this the right way, but it's a lesson Talesha hopes will stick.