News Flash Home
The original item was published from 5/9/2017 4:14:21 PM to 6/10/2017 12:00:00 AM.

News Flash

Police Department News

Posted on: May 9, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Vandalism at Rose Hill Cemetery

The Idaho Falls Police Department is seeking the assistance to identify the individual(s) who vandalized Rose Hill Cemetery over the weekend.

The vandalism occurred at approximately 3:30 a.m. on Sunday, May 7, at the Rose Hill Cemetery, located at 2355 Rollandet St., in Idaho Falls. Cemetery staff noticed and reported the damage when they arrived for work on Monday, May 8.

Vandals damaged approximately 80 headstones, totaling thousands of dollars. A few headstones were also reported as missing. The oldest headstone damaged was from 1894.

If you have any information regarding the identity of the individual(s), or where they can be located, please contact dispatch at (208) 529-1200 or Crimestoppers at (208) 522-1983. Please reference case number 2017-15919.

The cemetery is owned by the City of Idaho Falls and maintained by the Parks and Recreation Department.

Cemetery employees are currently working on notifying all property owners of the damage. To inquire about a gravesite that may have been affected, contact Rose Hill Cemetery at (208) 612-8488.

Arrangements are also underway to start a fund to assist in replacing headstones.   

Media Note: For additional information regarding this release, contact Public Information Officer, Kerry Hammon.   

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Police Department News


Homicide Investigation

Posted on: January 13, 2024
Project Home Safe Logo

IFPD Launches Project Home Safe

Posted on: June 1, 2023

Officer Involved Shooting - Eagles Lodge

Posted on: November 28, 2022

Fatality Vehicle Collision

Posted on: October 6, 2022
Facebook Press Release Header

Man in Custody Following Homicide

Posted on: September 4, 2022

Man Arrested After Attack with Knife

Posted on: June 15, 2022

Update - Jed Hall Investigation

Posted on: May 5, 2022

Man Arrested Following Homicide

Posted on: March 31, 2022

Man Arrested for Weekend Robbery

Posted on: March 21, 2022

Single Vehicle Rollover Fatality

Posted on: January 18, 2022

Man Arrested Following Police Pursuit

Posted on: October 21, 2020

Anniversary of Disappearance of Jed Hall

Posted on: January 23, 2020