Man accused of stealing tip jars across Brookhaven

June 27, 2011 4:10:04 AM PDT
Police arrested a man on Long Island for allegedly stealing tip jars from businesses.

Authorities say 47-year-old Laurence Reilly would walk into stores and restaurants in Brookhaven, place orders and then steal tip jars when the clerks walked away.

Reilly is also accused of stealing a donation jar for the 9/11 first responders fund.

He faces petty larceny charges.