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Investigators with the Racine Police Department are looking for vandals who destroyed 23 headstones sometime between Friday and Monday at the Mound Cemetery, 1147 West Blvd.

The suspect damaged or pushed over the headstones — some of which date back to the 1880s and are irreplaceable — throughout the cemetery, according to a press release by the Racine Police Department.

If anyone has any information about the incident, please contact the Racine Police Department investigations unit at (262) 635-7756

You may also contact Crime Stoppers at (262) 636-9330, or by texting RACS plus the message to CRIMES (274637) and referring to Tipsoft I.D. #TIP417 with your text message.


Denise Lockwood has an extensive background in traditional and non-traditional media. She has written for, the Milwaukee Business Journal, Milwaukee Magazine and the Kenosha News.