Graveyard vandalized in Lowell

Graveyard vandalized in Lowell

There are 47 comments on the Lowell Sun story from Oct 5, 2009, titled Graveyard vandalized in Lowell. In it, Lowell Sun reports that:

Just several of the more than 89 headstones Lowell police say were discovered either knocked over or broken yesterday at the Hildreth Cemetery in Lowell.

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Lowell, MA

#1 Oct 5, 2009
Who the hell would do something like this? I'm sure the crack pipe isn't even evidence- if someone was getting away with smoking crack in there undisturbed, they wouldn't call attention to themselves by knocking over gravestones.
This cemetery is normally a peaceful, quiet place that people pretty much leave alone. I hope the vandals are caught.
Dracut Guy

Boston, MA

#2 Oct 5, 2009
Just when I really started to like and promote the area I live in to friends, scumbags like these people who did this make me think otherwise....
Smart Cookie

Groton, MA

#3 Oct 5, 2009
"Those who harm or rob a grave from God's just wrath no one can save," the plaque states. "Bad luck comes to those who tread with careless steps above the dead."

I hope these quotes ring true for those disrespectful, despicable thugs.
Cemetery Girl

Lowell, MA

#4 Oct 5, 2009
I wonder if these jerks realized the the damage they have done. These markers are not replaceable. I equate this with walking into a museum with a knife and slashing paintings.

United States

#5 Oct 5, 2009
Can't find the words how despicable low life's.
Former Lowellian


#6 Oct 5, 2009
This is just a disgrace and those how did this should have to pay for the repairs and have their names published no matter their age.

Since: Jun 08

Lowell, MA

#7 Oct 5, 2009
How does one live with themselves after doing something so disrespectful?

God Bless America, like they couldn't see our FLAG to honor our Americian Veterns. May they rot in HELL!

Tewksbury, MA

#8 Oct 5, 2009
Someone who reads this knows who these ppl are.

This is your chance to name names.

Dracut, MA

#9 Oct 5, 2009
This breaks my heart. Who would ever do such a thing. Whoever it was has probally never lost some one they loved or respected. People go to the cemetary to feel close to a loved one they lost,and this is what they find. I think those headstones shoud all be finger printed and the punks who did this should be charged.. If i was to find this at one of my loved ones grave i would want to know who did it.. hope the police do everything in their power to find out.

Nashua, NH

#10 Oct 5, 2009
Someone's children had nothing better to do.

Lowell, MA

#11 Oct 5, 2009
I'am so sick of people. It takes a real dirt bag to do that and get joy out out of it. Some of those people have been there for three hundred years.I hope and pray who ever had a part in this sin gets haunted for the rest of their lives.

Since: Mar 09

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#12 Oct 5, 2009
What jerks!!!

Norwood, MA

#13 Oct 5, 2009
Whoever did this he/she/they are/is messed individual, no value in life, they are trouble people. Jail time.

Lowell, MA

#14 Oct 5, 2009
I used to live right behind that cemetary and do not understand how a group of people could be in there and not be heard? Especially with all the damage they did, they must have made some noise.
Grateful Dread

Brookline Village, MA

#15 Oct 5, 2009
If they get caught.... what's really going to be the punishment....I'm sure it's pretty darn leaniant. Remember what they say.. "there are no bad people in the world, they're just miss understood"..... it's a bunch of balogna

United States

#16 Oct 5, 2009
The disrespective little phunks who did this had better step their ashes foward and start cleaning up what they did. If those were any of my famiies grave markers i'd be pretty upset.

Wilmington, MA

#17 Oct 5, 2009
Unreal....People are sick!

Framingham, MA

#18 Oct 5, 2009
I can not express the anger I feel over this. How absolutely disrespectful!!

You know what gets me more?? These punks are kids...probably between 15 - 19 years old...out having thier jollies...

Where are the parents of these kids?? Why did they not know their kids were missing at night???

Once they throw the book at the kids, they should make the parents help pay the restitution costs.


Tyngsboro, MA

#19 Oct 5, 2009
There are some sick people in this world.Jail is not enough for there stupid actions!!!

“Ask, and I Shall Tell”

Since: Mar 08


#20 Oct 5, 2009
This makes me so mad!! It's disturbing to know that these losers get their "rocks" off by doing this!
They will get what is coming to them.
KARMA is what it's called. What comes around goes around. When you're standing before HIM when your day comes, you better hope and pray that the floor won't be dropping out from under you!!!

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