The Austin County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the vandalism of 14 headstones on the night of Dec. 1 at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Frydek.
Fourteen headstones were pushed over and in some cases other gravesites were damaged between 4:30 p.m. on Dec. 1 and 8:15 a.m. on Dec. 2.
Anyone with knowledge of the identity of the vandals are asked to call the Austin County Crime Stoppers at 979-865-2949. Crime Stoppers will pay a reward up to $1,000 for information used to identify and convict the responsible persons. St. Mary’s is also providing an additional $1,000 in reward money.