Church donations thief arrested
Boca Raton, FL – On December 21, employees with St. Joan of Arc Church reported to Boca Raton Police officers that a male had stolen several hundred dollars from their charitable donation locker earlier in the day. The crime was caught on the church’s surveillance system and the video was released to the media and posted on social media sites.
On Thursday, December 26, detectives received a tip from a man who had seen the video. The tipster identified the suspect as Michael Quick. The tipster works at the Valero Gas Station and told detectives he recognizes Quick from the gas station. Detectives went to Quick’s last known address and met with the current residents. Both knew Quick, since he performs maintenance around the property. They also identified Quick from the video.
Detectives and officers searched the areas where Quick is known to spend time and located him at 299 West Camino Real. Officers arrested Quick and charged him with grand theft. Quick told detectives he needed the money for food.
Boca Raton, FL