Portsmouth Police are crediting the public with helping identify a suspect who allegedly stole a charitable collection can from the Mobil Xtra Mart last November, wpri.com reported.
Police have arrested Glenn Dufault, 42, of Donna Drive, according to a news release, after receiving a tip from wpri viewers, the station reported. Dufault allegedly stole the collection can from the Mobil Xtra Mart on West Main Road. Surveillance video from Nov. 3, 2011 showed a white male taking the can, placing it under his jacket and leaving.
On Wednesday, the Rhode Island State Police turned Dufault over to Portsmouth officers. He's charged with larceny under $500. The donation can was for the Jennifer Creed Foundation, which is dedicated to helping families affected by childhood cancer by helping them meet costs not covered by insurance.