Good Samaritan Charged After Lying About Stolen Cash

Man who "found" wallet shown on video stealing it...

From the Falmouth Police Department:

Good Samaritan charged after lying about stolen cash. At about 7:40 pm on Thursday evening a male walked into the police station’s lobby to report finding a wallet near TJ Maxx.

The station officer contacted the owner of the wallet and she reported she had mistakenly left it at Walmart and there should be $260.00 cash inside the wallet.

Another officer reviewed the surveillance video from Walmart and discovered the original reporting male had taken the wallet from Walmart.

The officer contacted the male and he confessed to taking $260.00 cash from the wallet. The cash was returned to the owner and the male will be summonsed to court for the larceny. welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on