Woman busted stealing cemetery flowers

ODESSA, Del. - December 23, 2009

Troopers tell Action News that Andrea Ellingsworth was visiting the Drawyers Creek Cemetery when another visitior spotted her removing floral arrangements from gravesites and putting them in her truck.

The witness told the cemetery caretaker, and then followed Ellingsworth after she spotted the caretaker and the visitor talking. The witness got her license plate and gave it to police who tracked her down.

Officers went to Ellingsworth's home and and found the stolen flowers outside. She faces a misdemeanor theft charge.

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