$400 reward offered to find cemetery vandals

BAXTER COUNTY, AR (KAIT) – When a Norfork woman went to tend her father's grave in Galatia Cemetery recently she found an unpleasant surprise.

Sometime between July 8 and 15 someone had stolen a United States flag and broke the flag pole at her father's grave site.  The loss was estimated at $75.

After hearing of the theft and vandalism, the Fraternal Order of Police, Mountain Home Lodge No.45 voted to offer a $400 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction.

If you have any information about this theft and vandalism contact the Baxter County Sheriff's Criminal Investigation Division at 870-425-7000 or email either tjohnson@baxtercountysheriff.com or lwalters@baxtercountysheriff.com.

Galatia Cemetery is located on Highway 5 south of Norfork.

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