Lyons man accused of stealing handicapped ramp for veterans

A Lyons man has been arrested, accused of stealing and scrapping an aluminum handicapped ramp for veterans.

Deputies say the ramp was owned by the Lyons Elks Lodge, to be used for veterans with disabilities.

Richard Taft Jr., 30, is also accused of stealing and scrapping numerous other metal items from the saw mill.

He was arraigned in the Town of Galen Court and committed to the Wayne County Jail on $3,000 cash bail or $1,500 bond.

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