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Charge Filed in Cemetery Vandalism Case


Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office

Mt. Vernon, Missouri

Brad DeLay, sheriff


NEWS INFORMATION date 6-22-2016 released by Lt. Madewell



 The Lawrence County Sheriff Office has concluded an investigation into the damage at the East View Cemetery which was reported on June 12, 2016.  In the report numerous headstone were knocked over or damaged. This Cemetery is located west of Stotts City, Missouri.


Charged with Institutional Vandalism is Christopher R. Springer age 18 from Mt. Vernon, Missouri who will make a court appearance with his attorney on 6-23-2016.