Donald Brown was charged with petty theft and grand theft after admitting guilt to several incidents where money and items belonging to the school went missing, the story stated.
According to the story, following complaints that money was missing from her purse last week, detectives with the St. Lucie County Sheriff''s Office
set up a hidden camera in the teacher''s classroom Monday and recorded Brown rifling through her purse, allegedly for a second time.
When Brown finished cleaning the classroom and moved on to the next one, detectives were waiting and confronted him, the story noted.
Brown, who admitted to taking the money to feed his child, also admitted to stealing four laptop computers valued at $4,000 from the school in July, the story added.