Franklin County man arrested after cemetery theft


Darren Johnson

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ill. (WJPF) – A Franklin County man has been arrested for stealing a tractor from a cemetery.

According to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, Darren Johnson, 32, of West City, broke into a shed at the Masonic and Odd Fellows Cemetery Monday morning and took a tractor that was inside.

Darren Johnson was arrested later in the day. He faces a charge of theft over $10,000. At the time of his arrest, police say Johnson also had an outstanding Franklin County warrant for theft. He was taken to the Franklin County Jail.


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