A Collier man is accused of taking a purse from a Presto convenience store, only to return it later sans the $200 in cash that was inside it, township police said.
Collier Township police said a woman left her purse on the counter of the Presto Quick Stop on Dec. 23 and returned later when she realized she had forgotten it. But when she returned, the purse was gone.
Police said Richard Slutzky, 52, brought the purse back to the convenience store, but it was missing $200 in cash. Police reviewed the video and determined he took the purse after the woman left it on the counter.
Slutzky is charged with theft and receiving stolen property.
Gun stolen from car: A gun and gold chain were stolen from the console of a car parked at the Panhandle Trail in Walker’s Mill on Jan. 1, Collier police said. The items are valued at a total of $1,000.