Mason County woman arrested for stealing flowers from graves

MASON COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - A Mason County woman is facing felony charges after police say she stole flowers from multiple gravesites.

34-year-old Rita Newman was arrested after a complaint to Maysville police. A couple told police they had put a plant at a gravesite but when they returned a few minutes later the plant was gone. The couple said after seeing Newman steal plants off another gravesite they found their plant in Newman's Oldsmobile.

She is charged with violating graves, which is a felony.

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