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cemetery vandalized

The Trinity County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating vandalism’s at Cedar Grove Cemetery in Trinity.

Sheriff Woody Wallace says the damage happened Friday night after 6pm and continued until earlier Saturday morning.

Wallace says at least 100 headstones were destroyed and authorities are still assessing the damage. Officials say some of the headstones over 100 years old.

No arrests have been made at this time and Wallace is urging any eye witnesses or anyone with information to call the Trinity Police Department at 936-594-2505 or the Sheriff’s Office at 936-642-1424

Since the weekend the Sheriff has taken several inmates out to the site to start the clean-up process. The project was organized by Trinity County Commissioner Neal Smith.

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Photo: Trinity County Inmates repairing the cemetery.  Precinct 3 Commissioner Neal Smith organized the project.

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