Inmate charged with stealing gravesite vases

A Hamilton County inmate is charged with stealing grave site vases for scrap copper.

According to court documents, Shawn Buchanan, 41, stole 15 to 20 copper vases from gravesites at the Rest Haven Cemetery back in November.

Each vase has a value of about $160.

Buchanan was in jail on non-support of a dependant charges.

A judge set his bond at $10,000.

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