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City woman faces theft charges

An Altoona woman faces charges after police say she stole a flower basket containing a GPS tracker off a grave in Logan Township.

According to police, the flower basket was taken from a grave and traced to the home of Michelle Aman, 41, in Altoona. Police allege Aman is responsible for taking items from graves at Grandview Cemetery and Calvary Cemetery.

The items, including a concrete bench and a solar light, had been stolen from graves in May and June with officers recovering some of the items reported stolen, police noted.

From Mirror staff reports