The Associated Press

Barnstable Woman Charged With Stealing Toys

BARNSTABLE, Mass. — A Barnstable woman is headed to court for allegedly stealing toys from the Toys for Tots program intended for her neighbors’ children.

Police say 49-year-old Janice Tully is scheduled to be arraigned Thursday on a larceny charge.

Police say Tully gave two neighbors a ride Tuesday to pick up toys for their five children.

Tully allegedly loaded her car with about $500 worth of toys, left her neighbors behind and said she’d drop off the toys later.

The neighbors called police, who found some of the toys still in her car. Some were not recovered and Tully would not say what happened to them.

She was jailed for Christmas Day. It’s not clear if she has a lawyer.

Police made sure Tully’s neighbors’ children had toys to open Christmas Day.

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  • rickrabin

    Hopefully, Toys for Tots does not still have a policy of not giving toys to the children of undocumented immigrants.

  • Fresh Mountain Air

    Since it is hard to see how instinct restraint enables civilization, the morals that restrain our primitive instincts tend to be despised.

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