Ex-employee allegedly steals $3,000 in cash

CLARENCE, N.Y. (WIVB) – A former employee of Paulter’s Drive-In is accused of stealing $3,000 in cash.

The restaurant’s surveillance cameras caught pictures of the suspect, who was identified to authorities as Bryan Chaput, 32, of Amherst.

The Erie County Sheriff’s Office said detectives were called to the overnight burglary in Clarence on July 8. They found the rear security door was smashed, and the door to the office was forced open. Authorities say $3,000 was missing from a safe in the office.

The sheriff’s office took Chaput into custody from the Amherst Police Department, who had arrested him on unrelated charges.

Chaput is charged with felony burglary, grand larceny and criminal mischief charges.

WIVB.com provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s