Prosecutors think Lawrence Charles stole between $3,200 and $4,700 in a single month while working for the City of Buffalo.
BUFFALO, N.Y.-A former parking meter mechanic that stole coins from meters was sentenced today.
Lawrence Charles, 39, was sentenced to six months in prison and year of probation, after pleading guilty to the crime last September.
Charles is also ordered to pay back the money he took from the city.
Charles was aided by James Bagarozzo, who was recently sentenced to 30 months in prison.