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Feds seize couple's artifacts

Items belonging to Vern, Marie Crites processed

 A Bureau of Land Management employee carries a box of artifacts out of the Durango home of Vern and Marie Crites on Wednesday. The couple voluntarily turned over their collection of ancient Native American artifacts to the BLM. In May, the Criteses were indicted for trafficking, theft and grave desecration of Native American archaeological sites.

Feds seize couple's artifacts

 A Bureau of Land Management employee carries a box of artifacts out of the Durango home of Vern and Marie Crites on Wednesday. The couple voluntarily turned over their collection of ancient Native American artifacts to the BLM. In May, the Criteses were indicted for trafficking, theft and grave desecration of Native American archaeological sites.

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