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Local man arrested for urinating on, vandalizing young girl's grave

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A local man was arrested in San Angelo for vandalizing a child's grave.

According to a press release, officers discovered that several men urinated on, stole items from, and damage the grave of a little girl in Lawnhaven Cemetery.

Due to the cemetery being outside city limits, the investigation was handed over to the Tom Green County Sheriff's Office.

Investigators were able to obtain an arrest warrant for one of the suspects, who has been identified as 20-year-old Joseph Gonzales, for the act of Vandalize/Damage/Treat Offensive a Final Resting Place.

Gonzales was arrested at a home in San Angelo and taken to the Tom Green County Jail. Additional evidence is continuing to positively identify the other suspects.

The Tom Green County Sheriff's Office requests that if any member of the public has information regarding this investigation, to contact the Criminal Investigations Division at (325) 655-8111.

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