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Maryland State Police News Release

Maryland State Police Investigating Grave Marker Thefts In Cecil County

(NORTH EAST, MD) – The Maryland State Police North East Barrack is investigating the theft of 30 American Legion grave markers from a Cecil County cemetery.

According to a preliminary investigation, the thefts occurred sometime between Saturday and this morning at the Rosebank Cemetery, which is located at Telegraph and North East roads in Calvert, Maryland. A caretaker of the cemetery reported the thefts this morning after noticing they were missing from the grave sites.

The markers hold a miniature American flag and mark the graves of American service members. If anyone has information about the person(s) responsible or the location of the markers, please contact the Maryland State Police North East Barrack at 410-996-7800. Refer to case number 19-MSP-047045.

CONTACT: Ron Snyder, Office of Media Communications – 410-653-4236