An update on the thefts from a number of yards and cemeteries in a four county area that were traced back to a person from Independence.
Thursday afternoon, Independence Police posted a picture on their Facebook page of more than 200 gazing balls that they recovered.
On Wednesday, the department released information that said a person from Independence admitted to taking thousands of items from yards and cemeteries over the past two to three years.
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Police said that they are still processing items found at the home. They added it may be a few days before they'll start releasing the items back to their owners.
In a reply on Facebook, the department asked that anyone inquiring about the stolen items to email them at firstname.lastname@example.org rather than calling.
The suspect in the thefts still has not been identified by the department.
3705 CTH 25, La Crescent, MN 55947
Phone: 507-895-1919 or 800-947-9969 (WXOW)
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