RENO, Nev. (MyNews4.com & KRNV) -- The Reno Police Department has arrested a man on suspicion of stealing brass vases from a cemetery and trying to sell them for scrap.
According to a police report, David Frayer, 49, was arrested on January 16, after attempting to sell brass vase fragments at Schnitzer Steel on Valley Road. Schnitzer Steel had been contacted by Mountain View Cemetery earlier that day to inquire about anyone selling stolen vases. Schnitzer Steel contact the Reno Police Department.
During the investigation, officials found that the fragments matched vases stolen from Mountain View Cemetery. The total loss was estimated at around $1,200.
Frayer, who listed an address in the 1800-block of Fourth Street, is charged with Possession of Stolen Property.