A Chicago man has been charged with theft after he allegedly stole a donation jar last month from a St. Charles restaurant that was being used to collect money for a sick co-worker.
Kendrick T. Archibald, 33, of Chicago, has been charged with theft, a misdemeanor. On Thursday, he was taken into custody and transported to the Kane County Jail to await bond call.
On Aug. 17, the St. Charles Police Department received a report of a theft at Jimmy John’s restaurant, 3841 E. Main St. Restaurant employees had placed a jar on the counter by the cash register in order to collect donations for a sick co-worker, according to a news release from the St. Charles Police Department.
The employees told police that on Aug. 10, a man had entered the restaurant and stole the jar containing the money from the counter, the release stated. The department investigated the crime and obtained a warrant for Archibald’s arrest.
Police did not know how much money the jar contained.