MENTOR -- Video surveillance cameras caught the man Sunday as he walked into Walgreens and swiped a box with $58 in change from the counter.
The man ran from the Mentor Avenue store and got into a car parked nearby and sped off.
Police were called and the Willoughby police caught up to him on Interstate 90.
Police arrested Jeffrey Anderson, 39 and collected the money, which had been dumped onto the floor of the car. Apparently the box had been tossed out the window,
Anderson was charged with theft and driving with a suspended license. Police also found a hypodermic needle on Anderson and charged him with possession of drug-abuse instruments.