Archive for August, 2011

Dickinson church arsonist sentenced to 6 years

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A judge sentenced a 21-year-old Dickinson man who set fire to a church to six years in prison during a hearing at the Stark County Courthouse Tuesday. Joshua Whitworth was charged with burglary, theft of property and arson after breaking into the Church of Christ in Dickinson, stealing $130 and starting a fire to destroy […]




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Plaque commemorating war dead stolen from church in Willaston

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PLAQUES honouring the memory of the area’s war dead has been prised off a memorial stone. Metal thieves, branded ‘abhorrent’ by police, stooped to a new low at the weekend when the plaques, displaying the names of local soldiers lost during both world wars, were taken from the memorial stone at Christ Church, Neston Road, […]




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Church bowling league treasurer charged with theft

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The treasurer of a church bowling league was charged Tuesday with the theft of $11,000 in funds, Richland police said. John E. Bishop, 58, of Lansdale, was arraigned in Quakertown on charges of theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property. Richland Detective Ray Aleman said the theft from the Quakertown Community Church Bowling League […]




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