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Time Capsule thief arrested in Greensburg

By Larry J Smith

A Greensburg man was arrested after digging up the 2004 time capsule that had been buried on the old courthouse lawn.

Greensburg Police Chief Wayne Hedgespeth said that Danny Richards was observed Sunday night, August 7, 2022 carrying what a appeared to be a large rock in downtown Greensburg.

After investigating, officers with Greensburg Police Department discovered that the object was not a rock, it was the time capsule that had been buried in 2004 on the historic courthouse lawn.

Richards was charged with criminal trespassing, theft, resisting arrest, public intoxication and other charges.

The arrest and investigation by Joshua Keltner and Corporal Davis with the Greensburg Police Department.

This story was posted on 2022-08-12 03:06:33
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