160 crosses damaged by driver at Kentucky Memorial Day display

(Courtesy: Hendersonville Police Department)

HENDERSON, Ky. (WATE) – Henderson Police Department made an arrest in a vandalism case after they found the suspect’s car with a cross and stake to hold the cross embedded in his tires.

Anthony Lavelle Burrus, 27, charged with criminal mischief and leaving the scene of an accident.

Burrus was arrested after police said a vehicle drove through the Memorial Day cross display at at 5:55 a.m. Saturday in Central Park in Henderson, Kentucky.

Officers said the motorists damaged 160 crosses.

Anthony Burrus (Henderson County Sheriff’s Office)
Anthony Burrus (Henderson County Sheriff’s Office)

The Henderson Fire Department, as well as volunteers, helped to clean-up the display.

Burrus’ 1979 Ford Thunderbird was found abandoned at a McDonald’s parking lot after police found surveillance video of the suspect’s car.

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