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Flower theft: Walton Co woman charged with stealing from cemetery

A Walton County woman has been arrested after police say she was caught stealing flowers from a cemetery. Police in Monroe say she stole more than 100 artificial flowers from the Rest Haven Cemetery in Walton County.

From WSB TV…

A woman has been arrested after officials say she was caught stealing flowers from a cemetery.

City of Monroe police officials said on Saturday, officers received reports of a woman taking flowers from gravesites at Rest Haven Cemetery on East Highland Avenue.

When officers arrived, they found a woman by her van near the cemetery.

According to the investigation, officers found 100 artificial flowers inside. Authorities said officers determined the flowers were from the gravesites and took the suspect into custody.

The woman’s identity has not been released.

Authorities have not said what charges she is facing.

Tim Bryant

Tim Bryant

Tim Bryant hosts Classic City Today, 6-10 weekday mornings on 98.7FM & AM 1340 WGAU in Athens.

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