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Alleged $5 Theft Leads To Felony Charge

ST. LOUIS - Theft of a $5 tip jar from a Starbucks coffee shop led to a man's death, police said. Anthony Poisson, 19, of Cumming, Ga., was charged with involuntary manslaughter and leaving the scene of an accident. Poisson allegedly stole the tip jar from a Starbucks and ran over a good Samaritan who tried to stop him in the parking lot. Roger Kreutz, 54, died from head wounds.

Poisson is being held on $50,000 bail.

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