The kid ,
1) has his own charge card, money to Western Union, or did the "parents" purchase.
2) has tools and area to build, "parents" couldn't see him working.
3) selling out of his home, "parents" couldn't see him.
4) "parent" stops at gas station for ? Coffee?
That is a life lesson; when I was young we beat up the bully. We also fought each other weekly, one on one. We had a code of conduct and your friends made sure we stuck to it. Then again I grew up in the suburbs, hunted and fished in the woods one block away.
Stole beer and booze from...
My brother was hunting and shot at a deer but missed. When he got to his truck and saw the hole he was pissed. Then he remembered the only shot that day was his. Reviewed his shot walked it back from the truck and found a tree missing bark. Had to tell the boss back at the shop and eat crow from...