DE State Police – Oldest Tombstones in Greenwood Cemetery Stolen

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 Greenwood, DE – Delaware State Police are investigating thefts of tombstones from a Greenwood area cemetery.

On June 15, 2021, Delaware State Police responded to St. Johnstown Cemetery located at 13471 St. Johnstown Road, Greenwood, for a reported theft of tombstones. Over the past three weeks, the groundskeeper has discovered tombstones from the 1800’s stolen each week with a total of seven or eight stolen. These tombstones were the among the oldest in the cemetery.

Anyone with information regarding these thefts should contact Delaware State Police Troop 5 by calling 302-337-1090. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at .


Source: DE State Police Newsroom


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