Charles Edward Hicks and Holly Bruce are facing theft and drug charges after police said they allegedly broke into a Samaritan Center donation box at 9231 Lee Highway on April 25.
Hicks, 41, of Englewood, Tn., is charged with theft of property, possession of a controlled substance, driving on a revoked or suspended license, possession of drug paraphernalia and obstructing driver's view.
Ms. Bruce, 31, of Cleveland, Tn., is charged with theft of property and possession of a controlled substance.
Police responded to the Lee Highway address on a report that two people occupying a gold Chevrolet truck were stealing items. Collegedale Police stopped the pickup.
A man who said he saw the couple take the items made a positive identification.
The couple said they were moving Hicks and had placed items in the box.
The center manager said he watched the couple on two separate times that day on his surveillance camera take items from the donation box.
Found in the pickup under the front-passenger seat was a gram of Ice meth,