UPDATE: FRIDAY 8/25/2023 9:15 a.m.
(WOODLAND PARK, Colo.) — The Woodland Park Police Department reports the responsible party for the damage to the headstones contacted police.
According to the police, the responsible party reported the incident to her insurance company after the damage was discovered and police have verified the claim.
WPPD said the incident is being reclassified as a traffic accident case and there are no pending criminal charges being sought against the driver.
WPPD thanks the community for their interest and help in the resolution of the incident.
ORIGINAL STORY: Woodland Park headstones vandalized
UPDATE: MONDAY 8/21/2023 10:14 p.m.
According to the Woodland Park Police Department (WPPD), a suspect has been identified in the vandalism to two headstones at the Woodland Park Cemetery. The facts and circumstances of the vandalism remain under investigation.
MONDAY 8/21/2023 2:37 p.m.
The Woodland Park Police Department (WPPD) is looking for information related to the vandalism of two headstones in Woodland Park Cemetery.
According to WPPD, on Thursday, Aug. 17 officers were called to the Woodland Park Cemetery at 650 Short Avenue about criminal mischief of several headstones. Police found two headstones damaged by unknown means.
Police said a vehicle was likely used during the vandalism. The exact date and time of the incident is not known, but WPPD said was likely to have happened between Aug. 1 and Aug. 17.
If you or someone you know has any information, contact WPPD at (719) 687-9262 or you can submit information anonymously to Pikes Peak Crime Stoppers at (719) 634-7867.