Olean police report the arrest this morning of Richard W. Hopkins, 31, of Olean. He was charged with one count of petit larceny for allegedly stealing a Food Pantry Donation Jug from Reids Food Barn in Olean. Hopkins is currently being held in the Olean City Jail awaiting arraignment.
Police posted surveillance video of the alleged crime and the tips poured in.
The Olean City Police Department thanks the public for the many tips it received via the departments Facebook page aiding in the arrest of this individual.