Huntington Man Stole from Church Poor Box, Cops Say

George Kanganis
George Kanganis

A man has been arrested for stealing money from a donation box at a church near his Huntington home on Wednesday morning, Suffolk County police said.

An employee at the Church of St. Patrick on West Main Street called 911 to report that he witnessed the suspect take cash from a candle donation box at 10:36 a.m., police said.

Officers responded and apprehended George Kanganis shortly later.

The 47-year-old man was charged with petit larceny and possession of burglar tools.

He will arraigned Thursday at First District Court in Central Islip.

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