Calvin T. Hunter, 46, turned himself in Friday. He's charged with felony theft.
Police say on December 10, Hunter signed up as a volunteer for the Marine Toys for Tots program being held at the First Faith Development on Easter Avenue.
Akron police say Hunter was seen taking over $1,000 worth of toys out the back door.
A Summit County judge ordered Hunter held on $10,000 bond.
He is being held in the Summit County jail.
Hunter has a court appearance scheduled for Monday.