New Bedford man charged after charity box theft
By News Staff
The clerk at Sam’s Mobile Gas station on
The clerk then chased the suspect, 26-year-old Patrick Maccini, who fled on foot and escaped.
Police say that the suspect dropped his cell phone during the pursuit. Within minutes, the officer on scene observed Maccini walking in the neighborhood of the gas station. He was identified by the clerk and taken into custody. The charity box was not recovered.
Maccini was charged with larceny from a person and resisting arrest. He will be arraigned in New Bedford District Court.
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