Hamilton Police make arrest after more than 100 gravestones vandalized
Published May 6, 2021 at 7:40 pm
A more than six-week-long investigation by Hamilton Police at Waterdown Cemetery has concluded with the arrest of a 30-year-old man.
Police say more than 100 gravestones have been vandalized, knocked over, or broken in that time.
Officers were conducting surveillance at the cemetery on May 6, shortly after 2:30 a.m., when police say a male was observed pushing over a gravestone.
Police say they intervened before the man could push another gravestone over.
The Waterdown man was arrested and charged with nine counts of Mischief Over $5,000.
His bail was reportedly opposed.
Police say “thousands” of dollars of damage has been caused.insauga's Editorial Standards and Policies