Illinois State Police Offer Help in Catching Waukegan Jewish Cemetery Vandals

K-Town ReportLake County News November 17, 2022 11:00AM CST (Waukegan, IL)  Illinois State Police have offered their assistance in finding those re...

November 18, 2022
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K-Town ReportLake County News November 17, 2022 11:00AM CST (Waukegan, IL)  Illinois State Police have offered their assistance in finding those responsible for vandalizing a Waukegan cemetery. Waukegan Police were called around 8 o'clock on Monday morning to a Jewish cemetery in the 3-thousand-block of Grand Avenue. A total of 39 headstones had been defaced with red spray-paint, 16 of those with swastikas. Waukegan Mayor Ann Taylor called the vandalism a 'despicable act,' something Governor JB Pritzker echoed on Wednesday.

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