BOSTON (CBS) – Police say the biological father of “Baby Doe” Bella Bond had hypodermic needles in his pocket when he was arrested for shoplifting in Boston.

A police report from the Tuesday afternoon incident at Home Depot on All State Road in Boston alleges that Joe Amoroso put several items in a shopping cart and tried to leave the store with them without paying.

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When officers searched him, they found multiple needles in Amoroso’s pockets.

After police arrested him, Amoroso allegedly said “Do you know who I am? I’m Baby Doe’s dad. Now you can tell everyone you arrested baby Bella’s father.”

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Amoroso was charged with larceny over $250.

Police said there is surveillance video capturing Amoroso attempting to steal the items.

He was arraigned Wednesday morning on the charges.

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The judge released Amoroso on $200 bail. He is next scheduled to appear in court on Jan. 21.