A man charged with stealing donations from churches across Boston in 2010 was arrested this morning on charges he stole envelopes from donation boxes at St. Leonard's Church in the North End last month, Boston Police report.
Police say church video shows Richard Shiner:
Standing in front of a wooden candle box, sticking a white wooden stick through the money slot, removing cash bills, and placing them in his pocket. Upon seeing the witness, Shiner fled the scene on foot with a large canvas bag and shouting, "Please do not call the police."
Police do not have an estimate on just how much money was taken, but add he also took envelopes out of another collection box. Shiner will be arraigned on a charge of larceny over $250.