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Administrator, Wife Stole $1.2M From Church, Authorities Say

Prosecutors say the money was stolen over the course of about 17 years

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    Administrator, Wife Stole $1.2M From Church, Authorities Say
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    Authorities say a western Pennsylvania church administrator stole $1.2 million that he and his wife used to pay for vacations, sports tickets and other personal expenses.

    The Allegheny County District Attorney's Office says 50-year-old David Reiter, of South Park, is charged with theft, forgery and receiving stolen property. His 44-year-old wife, Connie Reiter, faces two counts of receiving stolen property.

    Authorities say the money was stolen from the Westminster Presbyterian Church in Upper St. Clair over the course of about 17 years.

    David Reiter had been the church's administrator since 2001. Authorities say he falsified accounting data and created a fake auditor who he claimed handled the church's reviews.

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    A would-be robber armed with a knife had a surprise in store when an Alabama store clerk pulled out a machete in defense. The two's brief knife fight was caught on camera before the clerk runs out to damage the robber's car.

    According to police, suspect Seth Holcomb walked up to the counter to make a purchase. He leaves the store and then comes back in as if to make a second purchase. Then, he pulled out a knife at the counter. What he didn't expect was that the clerk would pull out a machete of his own.

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    The couple made their initial court appearances Tuesday but didn't enter pleas. It's not known if they've retained attorneys.