Tag: assault

Man arrested assault at Christ the Rock Community Church

| April 12, 2010 | 0 Comments



MENASHA — Authorities arrested a 30-year-old man on Sunday morning after he struck another man at church then later struck a sheriff's deputy. A Calumet County sheriff's deputy arrested the man at about 10:45 a.m. after the incident at Christ the Rock Community Church, W6254 U.S. 10-Wisconsin 114. John Dedering, an investigator with the sheriff's […]




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Bond cut rejected in Connellsville priest’s beating

| March 31, 2010 | 1 Comment



A church business manager, who briefly studied for the priesthood and is accused of beating a Connellsville priest with an ax handle, was denied a bond reduction Tuesday, despite fellow parishioners' assertions he is peaceful and law-abiding. Kevin Michael Labuda, 46, of Connellsville is in the Fayette County Prison in lieu of $500,000 straight cash […]




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Police: Man Attacks Parishioners During Church Service

| March 29, 2010 | 0 Comments



WILKINSBURG, Pa. — A man walked into Palm Sunday services and attacked three people, biting one of the victims, police said. Wilkinsburg police arrested William Carter Jr. on Sunday as the congregation at the Christian Church of Wilkinsburg on Wallace Avenue tries to make sense of the bizarre attack. Police said Carter, 31, walked into […]




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Driver crashes in on church service

| March 29, 2010 | 1 Comment



More than 300 people were at a church service when a man allegedly drove a car through the glass doors of the southeast Queensland church on Sunday. The 33-year-old Nambour man was charged with dangerous operation of a motor vehicle and wilful damage after allegedly crashing in on a Sunday night church service north of […]




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Florida man gets 7 years for attack in Granville church

| March 23, 2010 | 0 Comments



NEWARK — A Florida man who has spent the majority of his adult life incarcerated was sentenced Monday to seven years in prison for breaking a church secretary's jaw in November. Jurodt G. Taylor, 49, pleaded no contest and was found guilty of kidnapping, a first-degree felony, and assault, a second-degree felony. Visiting Judge Jon […]




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Man pleads guilty to attacking minister

| March 18, 2010 | 0 Comments



Clinton, N.C. — A Sampson County man has pleaded guilty to assaulting the minister of a Harrells church last fall during a church celebration, authorities said Wednesday. William Henry Carr Jr., 25, of Rose Hill, pleaded guilty to assault with a deadly weapon and was sentenced to 23 to 27 months in prison. The Rev. […]




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Three injured at church fight

| March 16, 2010 | 0 Comments



LODI – A fistfight at a quinceañera at Lodi's St. Anne's Catholic Church late Saturday escalated into an altercation that led to two people being shot and one stabbed, police said. Lodi police are investigating what Cpl. Sierra Brucia called gang-related violence at 10 p.m. at the church, in the 200 block of South Church […]




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Man gets 12 years for stabbing priest

| March 14, 2010 | 0 Comments



SAN ANGELO, Texas — A man accused of stabbing a Sinton priest took a plea deal for 12 years in prison, about a week before he was set to stand trial. Father Shaji Varghese, who was stabbed nearly 20 times, sat at the back of the courtroom as the judge sentenced David Rodriguez for aggravated […]




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Suspect is arrested in attack on nun at Newark church

| March 14, 2010 | 0 Comments



NEWARK — A 52-year-old city man has been arrested and charged with attacking and robbing a nun in Newark's Central Ward, police said. Calvin Battle was arrested at his home today and faces aggravated assault, burglary and theft charges in connection with the Thursday afternoon attack that at the convent of St. Lucy's Parish that […]




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Sinton Priest Speaks About Attacker’s Sentence

| March 14, 2010 | 0 Comments



SINTON–A man charged with stabbing a priest plead guilty in a San Patricio County courtroom. The judge sentenced him to 12 years in prison. The stabbing happened about ten months ago and shocked many in the Coastal Bend. All along, the priest has said he forgives his attacker, who is also a former parishoner. "I've […]




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Toothless Thug Assaults, Robs Nun In Newark Church

| March 12, 2010 | 0 Comments



NEWARK — Newark police are searching for a man who barged into a convent yesterday and attacked a nun before fleeing with a computer laptop. At about 11 a.m., Sister Obiama was doing work in her convent cell at St. Lucy’s Parish when she heard a noise, said Jim Goodness, spokesperson for the Newark Archdiocese. […]




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Connellsville man arrested for alleged assault on priest

| March 12, 2010 | 0 Comments



A church employee has been charged with the March 3 assault of a parish priest at Immaculate Conception Church in Connellsville. Kevin Labuda, 46, was arraigned today on charges of aggravated assault, burglary, criminal trespass, simple assault and recklessly endangering another person. He was jailed in lieu of posting $500,000 bond. Connellsville Detective Lt. Steve […]




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Priest who was attacked in Connellsville has roots in Monessen

| March 11, 2010 | 0 Comments



The Connellsville church pastor who was attacked last week grew up in Monessen. The Rev. Joseph E. Bonafed, 48, a 1979 Monessen High School graduate, suffered a head injury when he apparently walked in on a burglar March 3. Bonafed was treated at Highlands Hospital in Connellsville and released after he was struck on the […]




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Burglar attacks Connellsville priest at Immaculate Conception

| March 9, 2010 | 0 Comments



A Roman Catholic priest at Immaculate Conception Church was assaulted when he apparently walked in on a burglary in progress at the Connellsville rectory last week, a church spokesman said today. The Rev. Joseph Bonafed was treated and released at Highlands Hospital in Connellsville after he was struck on the head with a blunt object […]




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Reverend at dueling deacons’ church suspended from pastoral duties

| March 6, 2010 | 0 Comments



The sun shines brightly over Wesley Grove United Church of Christ, but there is a storm brewing behind the church doors. The pastor of Wesley Grove United Church of Christ in Newport News has been suspended from his pastoral duties. It happened after the church failed to act when a deacon allegedly pulled a switchblade […]




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