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 / Updated  / Source: Associated Press

PARKLAND, Fla. — A couple has been arrested after authorities say they stole teddy bears, pin wheels and other tokens from the memorials of the Parkland shooting victims.

Image: Kara O'Neil, left, and Michael Shawn Kennedy, right.
Kara O'Neil, left, and Michael Shawn Kennedy, right.Broward COunty Sheriff's Office

According to an arrest report, witnesses said they saw 37-year-old Michael Shawn Kennedy and 40-year-old Kara O’Neil taking items from a fence outside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. A Broward Sheriff’s deputy found the items in the backseat of the couple’s car late Sunday night.

They were charged with suspicion of removing or disfiguring a tomb or a monument.

Kennedy appeared in court Monday, telling the judge that the memorials weren’t tombs or monuments. The judge disagreed and ordered a $1,000 bond.

The Sun Sentinel reported Kennedy’s prior convictions include delivering OxyContin, burglary and assault on a law enforcement officer.