Police charge 2 teen-agers in vandalism at cemetery

October 31, 1991

Two teen-agers have been charged with vandalism in toppling more than 250 headstones at the Hebrew Friendship Cemetery in East Baltimore last month, city police said yesterday.

The youths -- ages 15 and 17 -- were arrested at their homes Tuesday and charged as juveniles with the Sept. 22 vandalism at the cemetery in the 3600 block of East Baltimore Street.

They also were charged with burglaries at three Highlandtown businesses Oct. 20 or 21 -- Bill's Baseball Card Shop and Max's Flea Market Inc., both in the 400 block of South Conkling Street, and Firefly Adult Toys Inc. in the 3700 block of Eastern Avenue, police said.

Several other youths are still being sought, police said.

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