Artifact thief digs holes at South Carolina historical site
(AP) - Federal agents in South Carolina are looking for someone who used a metal detector and dug 19 holes earlier this month at a historic site.
Investigators think the person was looking for artifacts at the Charles Pinckney National Historic Site, a park that was once the Charleston area plantation of a signer of the U.S. Constitution.
The National Park Service says rangers found the holes all over the park Nov. 13.
It’s illegal to dig without permission and to have a working metal detector at a national park site.
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