A man accused of stealing from parishioners at a Church in Vernon has been arrested.
Police said they arrested 56-year-old Edward Eaton, of Hartford.
He is accused of stealing purses belonging to two volunteers who were setting up for church breakfast with Santa.
Police said Eaton then went to a local liquor store to make a purchase.
Officers said he violated his probation and is charged with burglary.
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