Wednesday, Los Alamos Police Department arrested and charged 57-year-old Qing Miao of Los Alamos with one count of petty larceny and one count of criminal damage to property. The larceny charge was a result of a previous case investigated for theft of lawn decorations. Miao was booked into the Los Alamos County Detention Center.
Today, Investigators charged Miao with an additional charge of petty larceny (yard decoration) and one count of possessing/receiving stolen property. All charges were filed in the Los Alamos Municipal Court.
The Los Alamos Police Department encourages people who may find additional discarded stolen lawn decorations to call and report the finding.