By Associated Press - Tuesday, April 12, 2016

MUSCATINE, Iowa (AP) - Muscatine police say they have charged a teenager in connection with the toppling of dozens of headstones at a cemetery.

The Muscatine Journal reports (https://bit.ly/1YrEG2L ) police arrested the 17-year-old Monday morning and charged him with second-degree criminal mischief.

The Associated Press doesn’t generally name juveniles charged with crimes.

Workers discovered April 3 that about 50 headstones had been pushed off their bases at Greenwood Cemetery. Crews had to use equipment to put the headstones back into place.

Police estimated the vandalism caused $3,000 in damage.



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Information from: Muscatine Journal, https://www.muscatinejournal.com

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