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Man stole from cemetery

By Staff | Mar 11, 2013

MONTGOMERY – A 26-year-old Northumberland County man has been arrested on charges of allegedly stealing 107 cemetery bronze vases from Green Lawn Memorial Park on Route 15 in Clinton Township, according to state Trooper Matthew Sweet.

Jesse Reid Wagner, of Milton, is accused of stealing the vases between July 3 and July 17, and selling them for scrap metal to a salvage business for $516, Sweet said. The total value of the vases was $10,700, he added.

Wagner was arraigned before District Judge James Carn on felony charges of theft and receiving stolen property and one misdemeanor count of theft by deception. He was committed to the Lycoming County Prison in lieu of $28,500 bail.