Arrest made in Eastern Iowa cemetery vandalism

MANCHESTER, Iowa -- A man's been arrested in a cemetery vandalism case in Eastern Iowa.

The Delaware County Sheriff's Department confirms that Manchester police have charged 26-year-old Malachi Montes with first-degree felony charge of criminal mischief. He's being held in the county jail.

More than 29 headstones are reported damaged or broken. It'll cost an estimated $24-thousand dollars to fix or replace them.

Cemetery damage photo by permission KMCH Radio in Manchester.

Malachi Montes

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