Man arrested in 2021 church burglary


April 19, 2023

Provided photo

A worker cleans after a burglar created extensive water damage at Elm Street Baptist Church in 2021.

Sweet Home police announced Wednesday, April 12, that a Brownsville man has been arrested in connection with an April 2021 burglary at the former city's Elm Street Baptist Church.

According to a news release, Sweet Home officers were dispatched at about 8:45 a.m. Tuesday, April 11, to the suspect's Brownsville residence.

The church, located at 1150 Elm St., was burglarized in late April of 2021 by someone who broke in and turned on water faucets that caused damage well into thousands of dollars. Two weeks later, on May 11, an arsonist set fire to and severely damaged the building. Reconst...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2023