Oct 9, 2014 7:46 AM

Newmarket, NH, man accused of stealing donation jar to appear in court


BRENTWOOD - A man accused of stealing a donation jar at a Stratham business is scheduled to appear in court Thursday.

Jason Lear, of Newmarket, stole a donation jar at O'Brien Energy on Sept. 21, police said.

He is charged with theft and breach of bail and is being held in Rockingham County jail.

Multiple tips from the public led to his arrest.

The jar is used to collect donations for Annie's Angels a charity dedicated to helping families struggling financially with the challenges of life threatening diseases and disabilities.

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