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Couple charged with stealing from Parkland memorial

Couple charged with stealing from Parkland memorial

A Central New York woman was one of the two people arrested for allegedly stealing from the memorial dedicated to the victims of the Parkland, Florida, school shooting.

ABC News reports that Michael Shawn Kennedy, 37, and Kara O'Neil, 40, were arrested on Sunday after a witness saw them allegedly taking items from the memorial erected at the school.

The City of Parkland wrote in a Facebook post Monday that the "delicate process of archiving and memorializing items that have been placed around Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School will begin soon". Deputies say that the memorial is located on the school grounds and fencing around the school.

A Broward County sheriff's deputy said the items were found Sunday night in the backseat of the couple's vehicle.

"The subjects had no permission or authority to remove items and damage the monument for the deceased", police noted in the official report.

In court Monday, Kennedy reportedly told a judge that he "feel [s] the charging document has insufficient facia elements.it is neither a tomb nor a monument". They are each being held on $1,000 bond.

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