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.

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