The Cowley County Sheriff’s Office is seeking possible owners for stolen property that was recovered from Parker Cemetery.
An individual was seen removing items from cemetery plots May 29 at Parker Cemetery, the sheriff’s office said in a news release.
When deputies arrived on scene, they were given the descriptions of the license plate number, the vehicle and the individual seen removing the property.
They contacted the individual at a residence in Arkansas City, and discovered many flower pots, solar decorative lights, and miscellaneous items in the vehicle and on the property.
A search warrant was executed at the individual’s residence, where numerous items were recovered.
The Cowley County Sheriff’s Office is seeking possible owners for the property that has not been returned yet. Anyone who has been the victim of theft at Parker Cemetery or any other cemetery may call Lt. Christina McDonald with the sheriff’s office at (620) 441-4555 or (620) 221-5444. They also can leave a message with Parker Cemetery at (620) 442-2749.