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Police: Son of pastor stole from father's church in Bridgeport

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BRIDGEPORT -

Police say a pastor's son stole from his father's church in Bridgeport.

According to investigators, James Shannon, 21, stole a checkbook from Faith Revival Center Church.

Shannon then allegedly forged his father's name and cashed checks worth $11,430.

Authorities say Shannon's father reported the theft to police, saying he wanted his son prosecuted.

Shannon has been charged with larceny and forgery.

He was released after posting $50,000 bond.

AP wire services helped contribute to this report.

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