A local cemetery was the scene of a robbery where some stolen cement planters were taken from several graves sites and then sold.


New York State Police arrested a 24-year-old Coxsackie man for the planter thefts from the Riverside Cemetery in Coxsackie.

The suspect, Christopher Komaromi, was accused of going to grave sites in the Riverside Cemetery, help himself to numerous cement planters, and then bring the planters to antique shops to sell them.

After an investigation, Komaromi was arrested by New York State Police. He was remanded to the Greene County Jail in lieu of $20,000 dollars cash bail, after his arraignment on Coxsackie Town Court. According to the story from News 10 ABC, was charged with three counts of cemetery desecration.

There was no word about how many cement planters were stolen, or whether he will have to either replace the cement planters or have to pay to have them replaced.