In a tale somewhat like Charles Dickens’ “Oliver Twist,” the mother of threeboys is accused of leading them into a life of crime. Susan Parks of Illinois & her boyfriend William Merritt of Davenport faceseveral charges for allegedly teaching Parks’ children to break intobusinesses. The couple allegedly thought if the children were caught, policewould go easy on them. The boys, ages 11, 13 and 15, also face charges.