The tragic death of a child in Rockland County has been compounded by the outrageous theft of money to pay for his funeral.
Police said Thomas Campion, 49, of Babylon swiped the jar from a store in Lindenhurst on Saturday. There was about $200 in the jar for Columbia Presbyterian Hospital’s heart center.
A man has been arrested and charged with stealing a donation jar for leukemia research from a 7-Eleven store on Long Island.
A donation jar for cancer research was stolen from the counter of a 7-Eleven in Lindenhurst, Long Island.
Police said Laurence Reilly of Farmingville was arrested Sunday on petty larceny charges. They said he would enter the businesses — including a Quiznos and a Chinese restaurant — and order food before stealing tip jars.