INTERNATIONAL: Cemetery worker used veterans’ headstones as flooring

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INTERNATIONAL: Cemetery worker used veterans’ headstones as flooring

CBS NEWS – Federal prosecutors say an employee of the Rhode Island Veterans’ Cemetery has agreed to plead guilty to the theft of granite grave markers and other cemetery items.

As part of his plea agreement filed in federal court, Kevin Maynard will plead guilty to one count of theft of government property. Court filings indicate the government will recommend the 59-year-old Charlestown resident get one year of probation and serve 500 hours of community service.

Prosecutors said that during an April 23 visit to Maynard’s home, investigators from the Veterans Administration and the Rhode Island State Police found at least 150 grave markers being used as flooring in a shed and two garages.

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  1. they should see the house at hospital road. Tombs make the floor of some people's house. They used some of the tiles on grave stones too.

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  2. He should have given Tiles Plus a call iinstead , they would have given him a more affordable option and better variety. 453 7939

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