Suspects burglarized, damaged historic chapel at Evergreen Cemetery

Posted at 10:34 AM, Dec 06, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-06 12:34:32-05

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The Colorado Springs Police Department is asking for the public’s help identifying suspects who burglarized a historic chapel at the Evergreen Cemetery on Nov. 24.

The suspects broke inside and damaged the chapel, which was constructed around 1909. They also damaged stained glass and electronics.

The video shows at least four suspects carrying lights around the building.

The Evergreen Cemetery was established shortly after the town was founded in 1871, according to Colorado Springs’s website. It’s a 220-acre cemetery and has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Anybody with information on this crime is encouraged to call the Colorado Springs Police Department at 719-444-7000. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can submit a tip by calling Crime Stoppers at 719-634-7867 or 1-800-222-8477.