The Walker County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the theft of about 50 bronze vases from graves at LaFayette Memory Gardens. The cemetery is on U.S. 27 about 1.5 miles north of LaFayette.

The vases are valued at $500 each, or $25,000 collectively. Investigators believe they were taken between 2:30 p.m. Saturday and 8:30 a.m. Monday.

Anyone who may have information about this theft is asked to call the Sheriff’s Department at 706-638-1909.