The Vietnam veteran, New York state deputy arrest man accused of stealing dog tags from war memorial

-time Ulster County Sheriff’s Officer, security officer Dennis McGuire.

(Ulster County Sheriff’s Office )

A 73-year-old Vietnam veteran and a New York state deputy arrested a homeless man who allegedly grabbed dog tags from a war memorial last week, the Daily Freeman reported.

-time Ulster County Sheriff’s Office, security officer Dennis McGuire and Deputy Deborah Prusack reportedly made the arrest in Kingston on Wednesday.

A witness reported McGuire about someone grabbing “a set of commemorative military dog tags from the war memorial located in front of the Ulster County Office Building,” the sheriff’s office said on Facebook.

Suspicious Jeris B. Lincoln had the tags on when he by McGuire and Prusack, according to the post.

Lincoln added, was arrested and charged with petit larceny.

“He was arrigned [sic] in Ulster Town Court and remanded to the Ulster County Jail in lieu of $100 cash bail or $200 secured bond,” the sheriff’s office said.

McGuire brought the dog tags back to the war memorial, the explained, also take the time to speak about his military service.

“The arrest was particularly satisfying for the Officer McGuire, who proudly served his country in the United States Army and completed a tour of duty in Vietnam from 1965-66 in A Shau Valley,” he said.

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