Bradley County authorities seek man suspected of stealing vases, air conditioning unit from cemetery

Christopher Elkins / Bradley County Sheriff’s Business Photo

Authorities are wanting for a gentleman suspected of thieving residence from a local cemetery, in accordance to a press launch from the Bradley County Sheriff’s Office environment.

Bradley County Sheriff’s Place of work actual estate detectives have issued arrest warrants for Christopher Elkins, 38, on expenses of: desecrating a commemorated home in 4 cases and stealing more than $ 1,000 in just one case.

The BCSO Criminal Investigations Division been given a report Thursday from a resident who explained he arrived across 4 bronze vases that appeared to be from a cemetery.

An investigation led the detectives to a community cemetery lacking 4 headstones, vases that appeared to have been forcibly taken off. Cemetery personnel also described that an air conditioner was stolen from a mausoleum.

Elkins was recognized as a suspect in the course of the investigation.

Folks with details on Elkins’s whereabouts can get in touch with the BCSO Prison Investigations Division at 423-728-7336 or leave an anonymous discover at

– Compiled by Jody Park