Shaffer
Shaffer

A York City woman has been charged for allegedly stealing two charity jars from area convenience stores.

Amber Lynn Shaffer, 29, is accused of taking two donation jars with cash inside over the course of a week, according to the Northern York County Regional Police Department.

Shaffer, of 631 Roosevelt Ave., York, allegedly stole the first jar July 6 from the counter of the Rutter's Farm Store in the 500 block of Greenbriar Road in Manchester Township, police have said.

Shaffer went back for a second helping June 13, this time at the Rutter's in the 2100 block of Susquehanna Trail, also in Manchester Township, according to police.

Lt. David Lash said both jars had money earmarked for the Arc of York County, which helps people with intellectual disabilities.

Shaffer is charged with two counts of theft by unlawful taking and two counts of receiving stolen property, according to a release from the department.



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