Tag: burglaries

North Dallas Christian non-profit group robbed six times

| January 18, 2010 | 1 Comment



DALLAS — A North Texas non-profit group that works with teenagers is wondering if it's missing the mark with its message. Richardson Area Young Life has been hit by thieves six times since September, leaving little behind but their unbreakable spirits. The sights and sounds, moments and memories of the high school students involved in […]




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Burglar preys on Miami Beach houses of worship

| December 16, 2009 | 0 Comments



A burglar has holy targets for his unholy acts. Targeting synagogues, churches and a Jehovah's Witnesses hall in Miami Beach, the man steals expensive audio equipment and cash from collection boxes, police say. “He's preying on good places that people consider a place they can relax and worship and pray,'' said Officer Deborah Doty, a […]




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New TV, DVD player stolen from synagogue

| December 14, 2009 | 0 Comments



Thieves have spoiled the start of Hanukkah for Belleville's Jewish community. A brand-new television, a DVD player and bottles of liquor were discovered stolen from the Sons of Jacob Synagogue on Victoria Avenue Monday morning. Jewish community president Mary Cohen said it's the third break-in there in as many years. There has also been several […]




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Off-duty officer shoots at suspects outside Indianapolis church

| November 24, 2009 | 0 Comments



CASTLETON, IN – It happened outside Castleton Christian Church just before 10:30 a.m. The only weapon witnesses saw was a crowbar used to break into a van, but when an off-duty detective at the church came outside and tried to stop the suspects, he said they swerved toward him. That's when he decided to open […]




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Church burglar shot by pastor sentenced to prison

| November 10, 2009 | 0 Comments



DETROIT (AP) – A man shot by a pastor during a burglary at a Detroit church has been sentenced to one to 10 years in prison. The Wayne County prosecutor's office says in a release that 41-year-old Tyrone O. Badey was sentenced Tuesday in circuit court. He had been found guilty of breaking and entering […]




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Man arrested, charged with stealing from church

| November 1, 2009 | 0 Comments



Spartanburg Public Safety officers arrested a burglary suspect inside Southside Baptist Church Saturday. Ricky Turley, 55, was arrested without incident and charged with second-degree burglary. Southside Baptist Church Pastor David Blanton was at the church preparing to distribute candy for Trunk or Treat — an event that was scheduled for 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday […]




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Torah stolen from Sherman synagogue

| October 27, 2009 | 0 Comments



SHERMAN, TX — A Sherman synagogue burglarized and vandalized over the weekend, and whoever did it made off with a sacred item valued at $40,000. Sherman Police say someone broke into the Temple Beth Emeth on North Rusk and took the synagogue's Torah on Friday. The Torah is the most holy of the sacred writings […]




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ISP warns of thefts from churches

| October 3, 2009 | 0 Comments



The Indiana State Police is asking local church leaders to spread the word at Sunday services about a recent string of outdoor central air units being stolen from area churches. Kentuckiana Crime Stoppers is now offering a $1,000 reward for tips leading to the arrest of those responsible for the thefts. The Evening News and […]




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Video: Sheriff’s Office Looking for Culprits in 22 Church Burglaries

| September 23, 2009 | 0 Comments



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Lakewood homes, synagogue target of burglaries

| August 20, 2009 | 0 Comments



LAKEWOOD — Two burglaries, an attempted burglary and an act of vandalism were reported in the Westgate Community between 6:32 and 9:51 a.m. Wednesday, police said.   The first incident reported was at the Bais Medrash Synogogue, 47 Kelm Woods Ave., where someone entered through an unlocked rear window, disturbed several sacred items and took […]




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