"The people who are looting — if they did one and found nothing, they wouldn't come back," he said.
Leach, an amateur archaeologist, is hoping at least one West County city will pass a law to help crack down on the robbing of ancient burial sites.
He's also trying to persuade people to adopt mounds and watch over them. "It's just one person who is going to say, 'They may bulldoze every other mound in Missouri or loot every other mound, but not this one,'" Leach said.
Not a bad article.