Tag: assault

Forest Hill pastor beaten to death inside church

| October 29, 2012 | 1 Comment



FOREST HILL – A longtime Baptist pastor was fatally beaten inside his Forest Hill church Monday morning, and the suspect later died in the back of a patrol car, according to police and MedStar. Pastor Danny Kirk was apparently inside Greater Sweethome Missionary Baptist Church, 7312 Forest Hill Drive, about 11:15 a.m. when a vehicle […]




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Man admits attack at St Barnabas Church, St Paul’s Cray

| October 2, 2012 | 0 Comments



A 56-YEAR-OLD man has admitted he was the masked attacker who smashed up a St Paul’s Cray church and assaulted pensioners rehearsing in the church hall. Six people were taken to hospital after the attack by Malcolm Holland at St Barnabas Church, Rushet Road on July 31. And car windows, the windows of the vicarage […]




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Plea agreement reached for man accused in downtown Flint church attacks

| September 24, 2012 | 0 Comments



FLINT, MI — A man who authorities allege was involved in two attacks at a downtown Flint church reached a plea agreement with prosecutors today. Albert Eugene Haymer, 49, pleaded guilty in front of Genesee Circuit Judge Archie Hayman to one count of assaulting/resisting/obstructing a police officer. He also acknowledged habitual offender second-conviction status as […]




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Criminal investigation expands in Cordell boy’s death in church fight

| September 12, 2012 | 0 Comments



CORDELL — The criminal investigation into the death of a 12-year-old boy who died after a fight at a Cordell church has been expanded, a prosecutor said Friday. District Attorney Dennis Smith said an Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation report concerning the death of Lane Madison was delivered to his office about six weeks ago. […]




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Windsor Police Taser Man During Assault at Downtown Church

| September 3, 2012 | 0 Comments



Windsor Police have arrested a man who attacked a man of the cloth at a Downtown Windsor church yesterday. Police were dispatched to St. Alphonsus Church at 85 Park Street East at 12:47pm for a male in the Church causing a disruption. Officers arrived at the Church and observed a large group of people exiting […]




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Deputies: Husband stabs wife while at church

| June 24, 2012 | 0 Comments



GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) –  Church members held a man until deputies arrived after they said he stabbed his wife while she was attending a Bible study Thursday. Greenville County deputies said they were called to Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses at 1400 Old Spartanburg Rd. about 2:15 p.m. where they found church members holding […]




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Teen Charged In Kidnapping Attempt At Severn Gambrills Church

| June 17, 2012 | 0 Comments



On June 11, 2012, at approximately 8:00 p.m., officers from the Western District responded to the Faith Community Church located in the 1300 block of Waugh Chapel Road in for a report of possible child abuse. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the mother of the victim, who reported that her nine-year-old daughter and a juvenile […]




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Priest to serve time for assaulting parishioner

| May 26, 2012 | 0 Comments



WORCESTER — The Rev. Charles M. Abdelahad, longtime pastor of St. George Antiochian Orthodox Cathedral, was sentenced to serve 90 days of a two-year jail term today after being found guilty of physically assaulting a female parishioner during counseling sessions. The 56-year-old priest, now on a leave of absence, was accused of physically and sexually […]




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FBCSO: Musician sexually assaulted teen between services at Richmond church

| May 26, 2012 | 0 Comments



RICHMOND, Texas – A local musician is accused of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl between services at a Richmond church. Rodney Marcus Grimsley, 42, is charged with aggravated sexual assault of a child. According to investigators, the assault occurred Sunday at the Zion Watchtower Baptist Church on FM 359. Grimsley, a guitarist, was in a […]




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Tempe police: Man stabs himself in church restroom

| May 26, 2012 | 0 Comments



A man who was apparently homeless wandered into a church restroom in Tempe Wednesday morning and stabbed himself in what police believe was a suicide attempt, police said. Tempe police said the man was found by a church staff member at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic church in Tempe. Sgt. Jeff Glover of the […]




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Man charged in assault, mischief at church

| May 19, 2012 | 0 Comments



A 33-year-old man was expected to appear in provincial court Friday in connection with an assault and disturbance that occurred Wednesday. City police were called to St. Philip Neri Church, at the corner of Taylor Street and Munroe Avenue South, after a report of an assault. A man had entered the church and confronted two […]




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Church flags school safety review after stabbing

| May 10, 2012 | 0 Comments



Catholic education authorities will look into school safety after a student was stabbed before class at Caboolture, north of Brisbane, yesterday. St Columban's College in Caboolture was closed for the day after a 14-year-old girl was stabbed outside a toilet block around 7:30am (AEST). A 16-year-old boy was charged last night with attempted murder. Teachers […]




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Man accused of punching, stabbing Tacoma pastor

| April 17, 2012 | 0 Comments



Pierce County prosecutors on Monday charged a 28-year-old man with first-degree assault for allegedly stabbing his pastor with a piece of sheet metal. A not-guilty plea was entered on behalf of Ivan Zaytsev at his arraignment in Superior Court. Court Commissioner Meagan Foley ordered Zaytsev jailed in lieu of $500,000 bail. Tacoma police said Zaytsev […]




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Mason City pastor found not guilty of assault on teen

| April 7, 2012 | 0 Comments



MASON CITY, Iowa — A jury Friday night found a Mason City pastor not guilty of assault for striking a teen who used profanity during a confirmation class in church. Richard Tompkins, defense attorney for the Rev. Paul Nelson of St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church in Mason City, said the jury reached its verdict early […]




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Minister of music found not guilty of using taser in church brawl

| March 25, 2012 | 0 Comments



MOBILE, Alabama — Simone Moore, the former minister of music who allegedly tased the church pastor during a brawl, was found not guilty of an assault charge in a Mobile County courtroom this week, he and his lawyer said Thursday. Moore had been accused of third-degree assault, reportedly injuring the Rev. Darryl Riley during a […]




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