SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. (AP) - A man accused of stealing keepsake items from memorial niches at Spokane-area cemeteries has been arrested.
Spokane County sheriff's Deputy Craig Chamberlin says Spokane Valley police have been investigating thefts in that city and the county.
On Thursday, a Fairmount Memorial Park employee called police to say a suspicious man had been spotted in that Spokane cemetery. Police responded and made an arrest.
Richard D. Hall was booked into jail for investigation of two counts of second-degree burglary and two counts of an offense regarding protection of cemeteries.
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