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BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Bridgeport police lieutenant has been charged with stealing money from the department.

The Connecticut Post reports that Lt. Stephen Shuck was arrested Tuesday on a first-degree larceny charge and released on a promise to appear in court.

It was not immediately clear if Shuck has a lawyer who could respond to the allegations. There is no phone listing for Shuck.

Details of the theft, including the amount of money involved, have not been made public.

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Police Chief Armando Perez says Shuck has been suspended without pay while the incident is being investigated.

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Information from: Connecticut Post, http://www.connpost.com