The Ottawa Avenue Cemetery Association has been in communication with Ottawa police regarding recent vandalism and trespassers after dark.
The cemetery released an announcement that anyone identified as being in the cemetery after daylight hours, not picking up their pet's waste and/or desecration of cemetery property will be prosecuted. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. No glass containers or objects are allowed on cemetery property at any time. No artificial flowers or other adornments are allowed on grave spaces from April 1 until Oct. 30.
Additionally, no statuary or other ornamentation may be placed by owners and relatives without written permission of the custodian.
More information, such as the history and other policies relating to Ottawa Avenue Cemetery can be found on the association's website at ottawaavenuecemetery.com.