Parking Meter Attendant Receives Prison Sentence After Admitting To Stealing Hundreds Of Thousands Of Quarters

James Bagarozzo and Lawrence Charles both plead guilty to theft.

1. A former Buffalo, N.Y., parking meter mechanic has received a two-and-a-half-year prison sentence after stealing $210,000 worth of quarters, the Associated Press reports.

2. Prosecutors said James Bagarozzo rigged parking meters for eight years. Justice Department video captured Bagarozzo grabbing fistfuls of quarters from a machine.

3. He then took the quarters home with him. Bagarozzo plead guilty to theft in September along with a coworker, Lawrence Charles.

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