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Arrests Made in Cemetery Thefts

Arnold Fricks and Dustin Chastain are both from Canton.

Two Canton men have been arrested in connection with thefts from a cemetery and a youth baseball concession stand.

Arnold Fricks was arrested on Monday and Dustin Chastain was arrested on Tuesday, said Lt. Jay Baker, spokesman for the .

Accused of stealing eight brass vases from the Macedonia Memorial Park Cemetery between May 13 and May 17, Fricks, 23, was charged with felony theft by taking and burglary.

During that same time frame, he allegedly entererd the Macedonia baseball concession stand and stole baseball equipment, apparel, an iPod docking station and a first aid kit.

Authorities found some of the items at Chastain's home, Baker said. Chastain, 17, was charged with two counts of felony theft by receiving stolen property.

While Chastain was released this morning on a $11,400 bond, Fricks remains in custody at the in lieu of a $23,900 bond.

Roy Weatherby May 23, 2012 at 08:02 PM
Stealing from graves. That should settle any doubt about which direction these guys will go when their time on earth is up.
kasandra mcpherson May 24, 2012 at 02:07 AM
Judge not lest you be judged. People make mistakes god can forgive him and so can everyone else. Remember Jesus helped the sinners not the saved.
First street May 25, 2012 at 12:13 PM
Yes God forgives even the stupid.
Jeff May 25, 2012 at 01:26 PM
I'll judge them and I won't forgive them.. Stealing from kids and the dead, lock these cowards up and throw away the key.

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