The owners of a gas station and convenience store in New Haven called a safe repairman to, well, repair their safe.
Lo and behold, the safe repair man was arrested for stealing $12,000 in cash and checks from the safe he was hired to fix.
The theft happened at a gas station and convenience store on Townsend Avenue, said police.
Sanford allegedly took the money and checks, along with some personal items, that were in the safe. Police say they recovered about $6,000 worth of items.