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2 women arrested after stolen cemetery items found at Greene County home

Kelly Porter, 36, and Phyllis Porter, 63, were arrested for outstanding warrants from multiple counties. Charges related to the cemetery thefts are pending.

LINTON, Ind. — Two Greene County women were arrested Wednesday after items stolen from multiple cemeteries were found at their home.

Greene County sheriff's deputies went to a rural Linton home for a welfare check and found items outside that were similar to those that had been reported stolen from multiple cemeteries in and around Greene County.

Credit: Greene County Sheriff Department
Officers found the following items at a rural Greene County home, which had been reported stolen from several local cemeteries.

Investigators learned two women who lived at the home, later identified as 36-year-old Amanda Porter and 63-year-old Phyllis Porter, had outstanding arrest warrants in multiple counties.

Police confirmed some of the items at the home were the same ones that were stolen from a cemetery in Linton.

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The women were arrested for their outstanding warrants. Charges related to the cemetery thefts are currently pending.

Police said some of the stolen items have been returned to their owners. If anyone has items missing, they can call the Greene County Sheriff Department at 812-384-4411 for an officer to try to identify and return their belongings.

Linton is roughly 90 miles southwest of downtown Indianapolis.

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