Dallas Co. Man Accused of Cemetery Theft


By CBS 8 News

A Dallas County man has been arrested - accused of stealing more than a dozen flower vases from graves at a cemetery.

Robert Williams of Valley Grande is charged with theft.

Authorities say Williams admitted stealing the vases and selling them as scrap metal.

The vases are made of copper and brass-- and worth more than $5,000.

Williams is being held in the Dallas County Jail on a $30,000 bond -- with a hold for probation.

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