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Milford Beacon
  • POLICE: Postles Community Cemetery fence stolen over the weekend

  • An iron rod fence at a 19th Century cemetery on Old Cemetery Road in Milford was stolen over the weekend, according to Delaware State Police.
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  • An iron rod fence at a 19th Century cemetery on Old Cemetery Road in Milford was stolen over the weekend, according to Delaware State Police.
    The fence, which is estimated to be at least 65 years old, enclosed the Postles Community Cemetery, which has been recently cleaned up by the Cedar Field Ruritan Club.
    Ruritan Club members and Charles Postles, a former caretaker of the cemetery, discovered the missing fence on Monday morning and reported it to Delaware State Police, who are currently investigating the theft.
    Anyone with any information regarding this incident is asked to call Delaware Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333, submit a tip by using the Delaware State Police Mobile Crime Tip Application available at Delaware.gov/apps, online at tipsubmit.com or by sending an anonymous tip by text starting with the keyword “DSP” to 274637 (CRIMES).
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