WMFD TV

Search Archive WMFD.com News

www.wmfd.com - Ontario Police have released the identity of a woman caught on camera stealing items from a baby's gravesite at Mansfield Memorial Park. }}" />

   
 
 
Suspect caught on camera stealing from gravesite identified

Story By: Lauren Artino

 

 

 
 
 
  Email Story to Friend
   
  Original Published: 4/24/2014

Ontario Police have released the identity of a woman caught on camera stealing items from a baby's gravesite at Mansfield Memorial Park. Her name is Frieda Kay Shade of Mansfield.

She went to the police department, said she was the woman in the video, and offered an explanation. She said she saw a loose dog on the property and took the stuffed animal to keep the dog from destroying it. Shade was served a summons for Petty Theft, and appears in Ontario Mayor's Court May 15th at 9:30 am; 7 years to the day young Hayden passed away.

She is represented by Attorney Charles Robinson.

This theft happened Saturday, April 19, several hours after Scott and Jaclyn Sheridan placed a stuffed duck on their son's gravesite. Hayden "Tank" Coles Sheridan, died in 2007. His parents say items such as toys and solar lights have been stolen from the site over the past four years. The family discovered the duck was gone when they went to visit their son's grave on Easter. Ontario Police set up a camera two years ago in an effort to catch the suspects, stealing items from the gravesite.

   
  MORE RECENT NEWS
 
Image1 A Mansfield man involved in a shooting on January 5 in the 700 block of Burns Street will be sentenced on Sept. 3. Full Story
Image1 Richland County's dog license fee increases next year for the first time in twelve years. Full Story
 
Image1 A multi-vehicle accident Tuesday morning in Richland County claimed the life of a Mount Vernon man. Full Story
Image1 A couple charged with the illegal manufacturing of methamphetamine and the kidnapping of a 2-year-old boy have been indicted by the Richland County Grand Jury. Run Road. Full Story
  MORE NEWS
 

Kidnapping suspects indicted by Richland County Grand Jury

Avita Health System Opens First Phase In Ontario

Ribbon Cut For Buckeye Village Apartments

Local ALS Patient Thrilled With Ice Bucket Challenge

More News