Texas Man Accused of Destroying Century Old Gravestones
The damages are estimated to be around $13,300.
Over in Galveston, police were getting calls about a man throwing concrete or debris at vehicles. Police were unable to locate anybody in the area once they arrived, but they increased their patrols that day in the area. Later in the afternoon, a man named Corey Johnson was found when more debris was found in the same street.
Turns out the debris was from a nearby historical cemetery. The City of Galveston Parks Department, told police over the last month city staff has found some 80 headstones damaged. Some of the damaged headstones date to the mid-1800s. Johnson was charged with felony Criminal Mischief. His bond was set at $80,000.