100 cemetery vases spirited away by thieves

Authorities in Crystal are trying to catch thieves who have stolen more than 100 bronze vases valued between $200 and $500 each from graves at the Glen Haven Memorial Garden cemetery.
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Authorities in Crystal are trying to catch thieves who have stolen more than 100 bronze vases valued between $200 and $500 each from graves at the Glen Haven Memorial Garden cemetery.

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