AURORA, Mo. (AP) – Authorities say three teenagers are charged with damaging or
destroying about 50 headstones – some dating back to the 1800s – in a southwest
The Lawrence County prosecutor has charged Curtis Board, Matthew Levan and
Holden Davenort, all 17 and from Aurora, with first-degree property damage, a
felony, and first-degree trespassing
The Monett Times reports Board and Davenport are in custody but Levan has not
Investigators say the damage at Lee Cemetery in Verona occurred in late May.
The same group, possibly with another person, is also suspected of causing
about $4,000 damage at the Aurora municipal pool.
Lawrence County Sheriff Brad DeLay said the suspects were arrested based on
tips from area residents.
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