Erie Pennsylvania Man Arrested In Connection With Grave Stone Theft

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FRENCH CREEK – An Erie, Pennsylvania man is facing charges after the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office alleged he stole a gravestone from the St. Mathias cemetery.

Deputies said Edwin L. Stancliff, 58, turned himself into investigators on Monday.

Stancliff is charged with petit larceny and first-degree cemetery desecration.

He was taken to the Chautauqua County Jail for centralized arraignment.


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