Some 50 cemetery headstones, statues knocked over; some damaged or destroyed

Photos and information from Michigan City Police

A vandal/vandals knocked over some 50 gravestones, damaging some, at St. Stanislaus Cemetery in Michigan City, police report.

Police received a call about the damage on Thursday morning, April 12, 2018, after cemetery staff discovered the headstones. Part of the cemetery’s fence was also damaged, and some small statues and markers were destroyed.

Michigan City Police and its maintenance staff, and the Indiana State Prison Community Service work crew, immediately started work to replace the stones on their bases.

Police ask anyone with information to call them at 219-874-3221.

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