One Arrest In Cemetery Theft; More Expected
Waterbury police have arrested a Plantsville man in connection with the theft of bronze statues from Riverside Cemetery this week. They were recovered at an out-of-town scrapyard — but one was destroyed beyond repair.
Police say 21-year-old Jonathon Leveille faces larceny, conspiracy, and criminal mischief, as well as interference with a cemetery or burial ground and unlawful sale of gravestones.
Police say additional arrests. and additional charges are expected.