Couple boasts desecrating sacred American Indian site on social media, now on the lam


Cops are searching for a couple who allegedly vandalized a sacred Native American site and then proudly posted their nonsense to Instagram.

The couple vandalized a 425-million-year-old rock formation known as the Council Overhang. The rock formation sits in Illinois’ Starved Rock State Park.

The couple is believed to be in their 20s based on a photo captured of the two. It is unclear who took the photo, which can be seen below:

The couple allegedly posted a photo to Instagram of their graffiti after the photo landed on the State Rock and Matthiessen State Parks Facebook account, the Illinois Conservation Police launched an investigation and tips began coming in about the couple.

“It’s disrespectful,” said Park Superintendent Kerry Novak. “If you bring your family here, you want to see a beautiful natural area. You don’t want to see this sort of thing.”

One graffiti image that can clearly be seen in the photo is of “B+K” around a heart, which likely stands for the initials of the couple.

The man gave the peace sign to the camera after their handiwork.

“They seemed pretty proud of it,” Novak said.

Novak said vandalism has increased in the park in the past few years, and it’s a difficult process getting rid of it.

“It’s very difficult to get this stuff cleaned up,” he said.

“Art is beautiful but it is not meant to be carved, drawn, or painted on natural features at state and national parks,” the original Facebook post about the couple read.

“Don’t be like John and Jane Doe pictured here who decided to paint on council overhang which is a 425 million-year-old sandstone formation at the park used for 8,000 years as a Native American gathering place,” the post continued.

Tips called be called in to the park at (815) 667-4726.

The bizarre need to standout on social media sites like Instagram has led to some strange behavior in young people.

Instagram model Julia Slonska recently found herself facing backlash after she uploaded a video of her breaking off the nose of an angel statue at the Swiss Valley Park in Warsaw with a hammer. She and her friends laugh at the horrible act in the video.

“I’m so stupid. I will not say what was driving me, why I did it, because it is more of a private affair, but I really want to apologize to everyone,” she later said in a statement about the incident.

Then there’s Logan Paul. The famous YouTuber thought it would be humorous to upload a video of him walking through a Japanese forest and coming across a suicide victim who had hanged himself.

“Yo, are you alive? Are you f**king with us?” Paul and his friends ask at one point.

The act led to a loss of brand deals. It was viewed over six million times in just 24 hours.

“I didn’t do it for the views. I get views,” Paul said in one of his apologies. He went on to claim that he was trying to raise suicide prevention awareness through the horrible stunt.


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