Tag: pastoral security

Police: Man who stabbed priest was high on bath salts

| March 10, 2011 | 0 Comments



High on bath salts and acting under an increasing sense of paranoia, a 25-year-old West Scranton man broke into a church monastery early Wednesday morning and stabbed a priest in the face and hand, according to a criminal complaint. Police said Ryan Foley, 1316 Cornell St., broke into the monastery at St. Ann's Basilica at […]




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Arlington church murder suspect has long criminal history

| March 8, 2011 | 0 Comments



Steven Nelson, who is one of two men charged in Friday's murder of Arlington church Pastor Clint Dobson, has a criminal history that dates back to his youth. For most of his life, reports show Nelson tried to make money the fast way — breaking into homes and cars several times. But last May, for […]




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Affadavit has chilling details of Arlington church murder suspects

| March 7, 2011 | 0 Comments



ARLINGTON — As community members grieve over Friday's church attack that left an Arlington pastor dead and his assistant beaten and left for dead, police are releasing new information on the case. Police say NorthPointe Baptist Church Pastor Clint Dobson was suffocated with a plastic bag. Judy Elliott survived, but she remains hospitalized. Police have […]




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Arlington Police: Suspect suffocated pastor, used victim’s credit card

| March 7, 2011 | 0 Comments



ARLINGTON — Arlington police have released new information about the suspect and some of the circumstances surrounding the death of NorthPointe Baptist Church Pastor Clint Dobson and the assault of his ministry assistant, Judy Elliott. Arlington police said they have in custody two people involved in the case. Steven Lawayne Nelson, 24, was charged with […]




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Man Accused of Trying to Rob Nun, 74, Inside Grosse Pointe Park Church

| March 7, 2011 | 0 Comments



GROSSE POINTE PARK, Mich. (WJBK) – It was late, around 10:00 p.m., at Saint Clare Montefalco Church on Whittier in Grosse Pointe Park. A 74-year-old nun was locking the church after a mission service. What she didn't know was a man was hiding inside the church and he had a gun. "Pointed a gun at […]




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Suspect arrested in Arlington pastor’s murder

| March 5, 2011 | 0 Comments



ARLINGTON — Arlington police arrested a suspect Saturday in the murder of NorthPointe Baptist Church Pastor Clint Dobson and the assault of his ministry assistant, Judy Elliott. Steven Lawayne Nelson, 24, is being held pending a charge of capital murder. He was arrested at an apartment complex in the 2400 block of Brown Boulevard around […]




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Slain Baylor Seminary Graduate Remembered As “Gentle Spirit”

| March 4, 2011 | 0 Comments



WACO (March 4, 2011)—While police in the Dallas suburb of Arlington were looking for leads Friday in the attack that left Baylor seminary graduate the Rev. Clint Dobson, 29, dead, and ministry assistant Judy Elliott, 67, severely injured, those who knew the young minister were trying to come to grips with the loss. "We are […]




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Few Details in Arlington Pastor Clint Dobson’s Death

| March 4, 2011 | 0 Comments



ARLINGTON, Texas – Police are releasing little information about the death of a 29-year-old Arlington pastor and the serious injury of a church secretary, but say they are doing all they can to find whoever is responsible. Pastor Clint Dobson was found dead inside NorthPointe Baptist Church Thursday afternoon, and his assistant Judy Elliot was […]




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Mourners gather at Arlington church to remember slain pastor

| March 4, 2011 | 0 Comments



Stunned congregants and neighbors gathered Friday morning at Northpointe Baptist Church to mourn the Rev. Clint Dobson, slain a day earlier by an attacker who remains at large. “It’s a place of worship,” said Kenneth Lemuel, who lives in the neighborhood and was dropping off flowers at the North Arlington church. “You would never expect […]




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One Dead, One Injured In Arlington Church Homicide

| March 3, 2011 | 0 Comments



ARLINGTON (CBSDFW.COM) – Arlington Police are investigating a homicide at a North Arlington church. The incident happened around 4:oo Thursday afternoon at NorthPointe Baptist Church in Arlington. The church is located in the 2000 block of Brown Boulevard, near the intersection of Green Oaks Blvd. and Ballpark Way. Police were notified by a 911 call […]




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Pastor Found Dead in Arlington Church

| March 3, 2011 | 0 Comments



ARLINGTON, Texas – A pastor was found dead and a woman said to be a secretary was wounded inside the NorthPoint Baptist Church building Thursday afternoon. Arlington police got a call just after 4 p.m. about an assault at the church in the 2000 block of Brown Boulevard. Responding officers found Pastor Clint Dobson dead […]




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One found dead, another injured at Arlington church

| March 3, 2011 | 0 Comments



ARLINGTON – Police are searching for a suspect or suspects after one person was found dead and another injured inside the NorthPointe Baptist Church in Arlington. A spokeswoman with the Arlington Police Department said they were alerted to the situation after receiving an assault call at about 4:15 p.m. in the 2000 block of Brown […]




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Murder of pastors leaves evangelicals in Honduras feeling vulnerable

| February 28, 2011 | 0 Comments



According to Compass Direct News, Pastor Carlos Roberto Marroquín was shot last week as he walked his dogs near to his home in the Colonia Aurora neighbourhood of San Pedro Sula, the country’s second largest city. Marroquín was founding pastor of the Pentecostal Church of God in San Pedro Sulam and a prominent figure in […]




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Coptic priest found dead in Assiut

| February 24, 2011 | 0 Comments



CAIRO: A Coptic Priest was found killed in his home in the Southern City of Assiut on Monday. Reverend Dawood Boutros had been dead for two days before relatives found him after failing to get in contact with him for two days. Following the announcement of his death, around 3,000 Copts protested in Assiut in […]




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Brazilian Pastor Shot Dead in Front of Church

| February 23, 2011 | 0 Comments



A Brazilian pastor was fatally-wounded in a shooting Sunday in front of his church in Campo Grande city, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Hegnaldo da Silva Viana, age 44, was shot twice in the neck. Witnesses reported an unidentfied man briefly arguing with the pastor before gunshots were heard. Viana’s family expressed shock, vowing to identify […]




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