Authorities arrest three alleged Polk Co. cemetery vandals

POLK COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - Polk County sheriff's deputies say they have arrested three Onalaska teens who confessed to vandalizing a cemetery in Blanchard.

Detectives say they expect to arrest one more Houston teenager.

Investigators were tipped off by other students who heard the kids bragging about the incident.

Nearly every headstone in the Blanchard cemetery was overturned.

Since Tuesday, Cochran Funeral Home has been working to place headstones upright, free of charge.

The damage has been estimated near $30,000.

The suspects' names are not being released due to their age.

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