May 6, 2014 6:29 PM by Dave Fields
Deputies from the Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office arrested a Pineville man Monday for the alleged theft of a donation jar intended for the the medical expenses for a mother of four with cancer.
The reported theft occurred on April 22 at the Pit Stop convenience store on Donahue Ferry Road in Alexandria. When deputies arrived on the scene, the suspect already had left. Detectives investigated and identified the subject to be a Charles Fredrick Monette, 50.
Monette was apprehended on a charge of theft greater than $500 from an aged or disabled person. Monette remains in the parish jail on a $2,500 bond.