GUILDERLAND, N.Y. (AP) - State police are trying to find the woman who handed a trooper a holiday card with $1,000 cash inside while he was on duty in an Albany suburb.
Under New York law, members of the state police can't accept such gifts.
So they're are seeking the public's help in finding the woman who gave the money to Trooper Christopher Maniscalco while he was on duty in the town of Guilderland on Sunday.
Police say the woman told Maniscalco she had seen him doing a good job and wanted to say Merry Christmas and thank you. Officials say it wasn't until after his shift ended that the trooper opened the card.
Police say they want the woman to tell them where she would like the donation to go.
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