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Man accused of stealing over $1,000 worth of toys from Toys for Tots program turns himself him

Posted at 12:17 PM, Dec 14, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-14 16:35:49-05

AKRON, Ohio — A man who allegedly stole toy donations meant for a Toys for Tots campaign turned himself in to Akron police Friday after a warrant was issued for his arrest.

Calvin T. Hunter, 46, of Akron, has been charged with felony theft, authorities said.

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On Monday, Hunter signed up to be a volunteer for the Marine's Toys for Tots program held at First Faith Development, 790 Easter Ave.

During the day, Hunter was seen taking over $1,000 worth of toys out the back door, police said.

Police said the toys were not brought back.