RICHFIELD SPRINGS – Tips from the public helped State Police locate and arrest the man who allegedly stole $2,500 worth of Price Chopper gift cards intended to assist families in purchasing holiday meals, Trooper Aga Dembinska, Troop C public information officer, reported.
Jeremy T. Harris, 44, Richfield Springs, was arrested after an investigation into the theft of 65 gift cards from the food pantry at the Church of Christ Uniting. The cards, which were stored in a locked box, were intended to be given out to families in need of additional help purchasing food for the holidays.
RICHFIELD SPRINGS – More than $2,500 in Price Chopper gift cards were allegedly stolen from the food pantry at the Church of Christ Uniting in Richfield Springs, Trooper Aga Dembinska, Troop C public information officer, reported this morning.
The gift cards, she said, were to be distributed by the church to help families in need to purchasing holiday meals.
According to Dembinska, troopers were dispatched to church on Tuesday, Dec. 1 after it was discovered that 65 gift cards were missing. Members of the church also also discovered that an emergency exit door had been pried open.