LEBANON, Tenn. (WKRN) – Two men are in custody after police say they were involved in vandalizing over 150 headstones at cemeteries in Lebanon.

The Lebanon Police Department made the arrests after they discovered over 150 headstone markers overturned and damaged in the Cedar Grove and Wilson County Memorial cemeteries on Saturday morning.

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Officials say 31-year-old Justin Elmer and 23-year-old Jeremy Heaton, both of Lebanon, were taken into custody and charged with one count of Vandalism over $60,000. Police say the two men also confessed to vandalizing the Lebanon Country Club.

Linda Harris and Kayla Jarrett showed up to Cedar Grove Cemetert Sunday to discover nine of thier loved ones’ graves had been damaged.

“It’s a shock and it’s really sad. I mean, I know it’s just stone, but it’s a memorial marker for where family is buried. And when you don’t have a whole lot of family left, this is all you have left,” Jarrett said.

Harris said she was glad her husband was not alive to see the damage and hopes those responsible for the damage will have to work to make up for their actions.

“Make them get out in the hot sun and all and work to restore what they did,” Harris said.

Lebanon police say the damage at the cemeteries is estimated to be in the tens of thousands of dollars.

Sunday afternoon, David Marxman and Kodi Holdeman showed up to help place knocked over graves back on their mount.

“We came through and we instantly jumped out of the car. I said I can’t do it, so we got out and started picking them up,” Marxman said.

The two said the headstones were extremely heavy, yet they still tried to stand up as many graves as they could.

“This is where they’re supposed to be able to lay and rest in peace. And this is not peaceful, this is not peaceful. So you’re in my prayers, I’ve got a loss for words,” Holderman said.

Officials say additional charges against the two men are to follow.

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