Witnesses Sought As Dozens of Headstones Overturned at Orillia Cemetery

A "disgusting act"

Police are investigating after 43 monuments were overturned at an Orillia cemetery.

The headstones were knocked over at the Saint Andrew’s – Saint James’ Cemetery off Coldwater Road in Orillia sometime over the weekend; six of the overturned monuments were heavily damaged, according to a Facebook post from an employee of the cemetery, Steph Worthington.

Anyone with information on this crime is asked to contact the Orillia OPP detachment at 705-325-3536 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).