Man charged in thefts from donation boxes, police say
A woman purchases a poppy in Ottawa on Friday, Nov. 7, 2014. (The Canadian Press / Justin Tang)
The Canadian Press
Published Thursday, November 8, 2018 11:09AM EST
QUINTE WEST, Ont. -- Police say they've arrested a man in Quinte West, Ont., after alleged thefts from local donation boxes.
Provincial police say the money went missing in late October from a downtown business.
They say surveillance video captured the suspect taking money from a donation box for the Children's Miracle Network.
They also allege he stole money from a poppy donation box at the same business.
Police say they arrested the man on Tuesday and charged him with one count of theft under $5,000.