Authorities request possible victims of ETX cemetery thefts to come forward
POSTED: Tuesday, June 3, 2014 - 9:35am
UPDATED: Tuesday, June 3, 2014 - 9:38am
Van Zandt County, Texas (KETK) — Van Zandt County law enforcement officials are putting out a request for any possible victims of the recent cemetery thefts to come forward. The Precinct 4 Constable's Office believes 50 to 100 graves were burglarized.
If you have a relative buried in one of the following cemeteries with missing brass items, please contact the Constable's Office at (903) 833-5705.
Asbury Cemetery - FM 2339 Callender Lake
Cox Cemetery - FM 1653 Martins Mill
Colfax Cemetery - FM 16 Colfax
Creagleville Cemetery - Poletown Grand Saline
Prairie Spring Cemetery - SH 64 Ben Wheeler
Haven of Memories - SH 64 Canton
Myrtle Springs Cemetery - Myrtle Springs
There are also two additional cemeteries not listed at this time.
Authorities have also identified several cemeteries not targeted by the alleged criminals involved, but deputies have taken reports on the incidents.
Union Chapel Cemetery - Smith Co. Van
Old Bethel Cemetery - Hwy 198
Meredith Camp Grounds Cemetery - Henderson Co Walton