Archive for June, 2012

Church ‘sound man,’ 2 women charged in burglary

| June 6, 2012 | 0 Comments



The former sound man for a Bartow County church and two women have been arrested and charged with burglarizing the church and using credit cards taken in the heist to try to make purchases at local stores, authorities said Monday. Kevin Winfield Harris, 34, "was formerly the 'sound guy' for the church," Bartow County Sheriff's […]




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Secretary pleads guilty to embezzling thousands from church

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A Granger woman pleaded guilty Tuesday to using the postal service to help embezzle $119,000 from a South Bend church she worked at for eight years. 54-year-old Jayne Loprest admitted her guilt as part of a plea deal in district court. Loprest worked as a secretary at Hilltop Lutheran Church from 2001-2009. When the church’s […]




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Preliminary exam of teens charged with killing church security guard to resume Thursday

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The preliminary examination for two teens charged in the murder of an 84-year-old church security guard was adjourned today and rescheduled to Thursday. Alandre Boone, 18, and Anthony Williams, 15, faces charges of second-degree murder and felony firearm in connection with the shooting death of Joseph Lewis Jr., who was killed May 9 while guarding […]




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Suspects chased by reporter charged with vandalizing church

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THOMASVILLE, N.C. — Two suspects have been charged in connection with allegedly attempting to burn down a church in Thomasville. On Monday, police responded to two churches on Jewel Street that were vandalized late Sunday. According to police, vandals entered the building and trashed church offices, emptied paint cans on the carpets and set various […]




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