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Longmont Police Locate Cemetery Vandalism Suspect

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John Heston (credit: Longmont Police)

John Heston (credit: Longmont Police)

LONGMONT, Colo. (CBS4) – A teen accused of vandalizing a cemetery in Longmont has been located by police.

Police had been searching for John Heston, 19, in connection with vandalism that occurred at Mountain View Cemetery. He was found out of state and investigators are trying to convince him to come back to Colorado.

Heston is one of eight people suspected of damaging more than 150 headstones at the cemetery. Police also believe the vandals pushed over a Civil War statue that was damaged beyond repair.

All but Heston have been cooperating with police. Several of the suspects are juveniles.

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