Man charged in theft of poppy cash, children's hospital donation box in Quinte West

A City of Quinte West man faces charges following the theft of cash for poppies and a donation box last month.

Quinte West OPP say on Oct. 29 around 11 p.m., a video surveillance camera at a downtown business recorded a man stealing cash from a poppy donation box along with a Children’s Miracle Network donation box, which raises funds for children’s hospitals and awareness of children’s health issues.

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Images were circulated to Quinte West OPP which resulted in an off-duty civilian member recognizing the suspect. Police made an arrest on Tuesday.

Daniel Wolf Sullivan, 32, of the City of Quinte West, was arrested and charged with theft under $5,000.

He was released on a promise to appear and is scheduled to attend court in Belleville on Dec. 20.

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