St. Paul Police Arrest Man in Connection with Stolen Donation Jars

Created: 10/11/2012 5:52 PM KSTP.com By: Leslie Dyste

A 48-year-old man was arrested in connection with thefts from donation jars.

According to St. Paul Police, Children's Miracle Network fundraising jars were stolen from a St. Paul convenience store counter in two separate incidents.

Police identified a suspect, and circulated his photo throughout the community. 

James Lesure was arrested Thursday in a Mounds View home on suspicion of stealing the donation jars.

He's also being held in connection with other unrelated crimes.