Apps | Mobile | Alerts

Mantachie woman charged with cemetery damage

Reported by: Mel Carlock
Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Updated: 6/16/2014 9:58 am
FULTON, Miss. (WTVA) -- A Mantachie woman faces charges after authorities say she drove her car through a cemetery Friday night, damaging several gravesites and tombstones.

Investigators say Melissa G. Thayer, 47, is charged with destroying cemetery items, a felony.

Authorities say Thayer had apparently gone to the Friendship Methodist Cemetery to visit the grave of a relative.

They say she apparently drove over several graves and destroyed several tombstones.

Evidence collected at the scene led to Thayer's arrest on Saturday.

She is currently being held in the Itawamba County jail on a $5,000 bond.
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.

Copyright 2015 Mississippi TV License Company, LLC | Terms Of Use | Privacy | EEO Report | FCC Public Inspection File