Reward offered for info in Italian Club cemetery theft

TAMPA, FL (WFLA) – A reward is offered for information in the cemetery theft when a family mausoleum was disturbed and caskets and remains were taken, according to Tampa Police.

It happened at the Italian Club Cemetery in Ybor. TPD detectives learned about the theft last week. Angelo Spicola told News Channel 8 the graves that were disturbed belong to his family.

“My grandfather, grandmother, great-grandfather and an aunt that we never knew because she died long before we were born,” said Spicola.

Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay offered a $3,000 reward for any information that would lead to the arrest in this case.

If you have any information about this case and want to be eligible for a cash reward, please call Crime Stoppers  at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477), report anonymously online at or send a mobile tip using the P3 Tips Mobile application, which is a free download for iPhones and Droids.  Crime Stoppers must be contacted first in order to be eligible for a cash reward. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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