A third person has been charged in the St. John's area in connection to the theft of money that was being collected for veterans.

Police say a 63-year-old man was stopped by police in connection to a poppy can theft that occurred at Tim Hortons on Park Avenue in Mount Pearl.

A 29-year-old man and a 24-year-old woman have also been charged following other poppy can thefts. Police said the incidents are not connected.

A warrant for the arrest of a fourth person believed to have stolen a poppy can has also been issued.