At least 40 veteran grave markers stolen from cemetery


GASPORT, N.Y. (WIVB) – At least 40 veteran grave markers have been stolen from plots in the Hartland Cemetery on Ridge Road.

The Niagara County Sheriff’s Office says the American Legion reported that thefts, which were first noticed May 16 and may have occurred sometime between then and last August.

A deputy and a cemetery caretaker checked three separate scrapyards, but were unable to locate the markers. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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