Relic Hunter Given Year in Prison for Pillaging Petersburg Battlefield Park

Posted: March 25, 2012 by extremehistory in Uncategorized

“On 1,014 days over four years, John J. Santo scoured Petersburg National Battlefield Park and other properties with a metal detector and his dog, looking for Civil War-era artifacts that he could collect and turn into cash.

It became his full-time job.”

Read more here: http://www2.scnow.com/news/pee-dee/2012/mar/23/relic-hunter-given-year-federal-prison-pillaging-p-ar-3466101/

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