Tips Wanted in Cemetery Thefts

by Kelly Mills on April 6, 2011 at 8:35 am

Licking County Crime Stoppers is offering a reward to try and find those responsible for thefts from a cemetery.

According to the Licking County Sheriff’s Office, on March 29 someone stole 50 brass and bronze flower vases from gravestones at Newark Memorial Gardens at 4244 Marion Road. The vases are valued at $13,700.

Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward for information on the theft. A special coding system protects the identity of the caller, but allows for a reward to be issued at a later time. Call 740-349-6888 or 1-888-488-9058.