New business accused of stealing from cemeteries to build inventory
Published: October 28,2013
Tags: Alcorn County, Angela Renee Gunn, arrest, cemetery, entrepreneur, florist, Kevin Eugene Gunn, law, law enforcement, legal, Reggie Anderson, sheriff, small business, steal, theft, Theresa Gasil Robertson
CORINTH — Three people who authorities say planned to open a florist shop with items stolen from a local cemeteries have been arrested by Alcorn County deputies.
Sheriff’s department investigator Reggie Anderson tells the Daily Corinthian that the three were arrested after a tip from the public. Each was charged this past week with destroying public property. The three are being held pending an initial court appearance.
Those arrested were 51-year-old Kevin Eugene Gunn, 35-year-old Angela Renee Gunn and 57-year-old Theresa Gail Robertson, all of Corinth.
Anderson says most of the items — including wreaths, bows, ceramic angels along with wrought iron crosses — were found at the florist business the three were preparing to open.
He says items were taken from cemeteries in the Corinth, Farmington and Rienzi areas.
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