Tag: pastoral security

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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Statement on Shooting Incident at Sikh Temple

| August 5, 2012 | 0 Comments



FBI Milwaukee Special Agent in Charge Teresa Carlson issued the following statement: “The FBI is working closely with the Oak Creek Police Department and other local and federal agencies to investigate today’s shooting incident. This remains an active investigation in its early stages. While the FBI is investigating whether this matter might be an act […]




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Sikh Temple shooting being treated as domestic terrorism, Oak Creek police say

| August 5, 2012 | 0 Comments



The shooting at the Sikh Temple in Oak Creek about 10:15 a.m. Sunday that left seven people dead, including the shooter, and three people injured is being treated as a domestic terrorist incident, Oak Creek Police Chief John Edwards said. Oak Creek police officers who responded to a 911 call about the shooting were helping […]




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Topless protester greets church leader

| July 30, 2012 | 0 Comments



KIEV – A bare-breasted young woman lunged at the head of Russia's Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill, on Thursday, screaming "Begone!" minutes after his plane landed in the Ukrainian capital Kiev. The protester, an activist of local women's rights group Femen, famous for its topless protests, was intercepted and led away by security guards. The slogan […]




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Bristol church burglary, vandalism suspects left Satanic messages for pastor

| July 30, 2012 | 0 Comments



Four times this month a Bristol church had been broken into and vandalised, with the culprits often leaving offensive or Satanic messages for the pastor. On Friday afternoon, Sullivan County Sheriff's Office deputies took four suspects into custody — an 18-year-old man and three juveniles who reportedly claimed their actions were, "nothing personal." According to […]




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Boston minister, Everett woman freed in Egypt

| July 16, 2012 | 0 Comments



The son of an abducted Dorchester minister — released today after days of being held hostage in Egypt — said he is “exuberant” to hear that his father has been freed. “I want to hear my father,” an emotional Rev. Jean Louis said at an impromptu press conference outside his family’s Dorchester home, where relatives […]




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Abduction of Hub pastor tests faith of family, flock

| July 16, 2012 | 0 Comments



Family and parishioners of Dorchester minister Michel Louis, taken hostage last week on a pilgrimage to Mount Sinai, voiced gratitude yesterday for high-level efforts in Washington, D.C., and expressed faith that Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, now in Egypt, will do what she can, but added they see a higher authority at work. “We know […]




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Pastor Wants Grandson Charged With Attempted Murder

| July 16, 2012 | 0 Comments



(INDIANAPOLIS) – A teenager who barricaded himself inside his grandfather’s church and held police at bay for four hours in April has pleaded guilty to criminal recklessness, but his grandfather, the Rev. Damon Roach, said the teen tried to kill him and should be charged with attempted murder. The police standoff happened April 5, when […]




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Lakeland Minister Who Survived Shooting Presses Forward

| July 8, 2012 | 0 Comments



Sept. 18, 2011, could have marked the end of Greater Faith Christian Center Church. That Sunday morning, as some congregants prayed before the start of services, a man clutching a .32-caliber revolver charged into the sanctuary, sought out the church's pastor and shot him in the back of the head at close range. The gunman […]




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Jury selection begins in nun murder case

| June 6, 2012 | 0 Comments



ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Jury selection has begun in the federal trial of a suspected nun killer. Reehahlio Carroll is accused of murdering Sister Marguerite Bartz in Navajo, just north of Gallup on Halloween night 2009. The 64-year-old was living alone in her convent home in Navajo, when she was beat with her own flashlight after […]




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Feds: Victim targeted for being nun

| May 26, 2012 | 0 Comments



ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Murdering a nun could be so inflammatory to a jury in this heavily Catholic state that the man charged with doing it wouldn't be able to get a fair trial, according to defense attorneys. That's why lawyers for an accused killer wants to prevent the jury from hearing anything about religion or […]




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Woman Accused Of Killing Pastor Is Ill, Son Says

| May 21, 2012 | 0 Comments



SOUTHPORT, Ind. — A woman arrested in the shooting death of a Southport pastor suffered from schizophrenia and hadn't been seen for days, her family said. Jaman Iseminger, 29, was shot and killed in Bethel Community Church at 2810 E. Southport Road early Saturday. Lori Ann Barcroft, 46, was found a short time later hiding […]




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Woman charged in Southport pastor’s death, motive still unknown

| May 21, 2012 | 0 Comments



Court documents filed today shed little light on why a pastor at a Southport church was shot Saturday morning. Lori Ann Barcroft, 46, has been charged with the murder of 29-year-old Jaman Iseminger, the pastor at Bethel Community Church, but court documents filed with the murder charge don’t say why she shot him. According to […]




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Slain pastor’s mom recalls ‘a man of integrity, joy, passion’

| May 19, 2012 | 0 Comments



Rev. Jaman Iseminger showed up at his church in Southport early on Saturday to open the doors to a group of volunteers who were coming out to clean up the historic cemetery adjacent to their 116-year-old church building. But before the work could get well underway a homeless woman entered the church and shot Iseminger, […]




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Religion not factor in nun murder case

| May 19, 2012 | 0 Comments



ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Reehahlio Carroll, 20, will stand trial next month in the 2009 murder of Sister Marguerite Bartz on the Navajo nation, but there is one thing his defense doesn't want jurors to know about the alleged victim – her faith. Defense attorney Robert Gorence filed a motion in federal court, requesting that any […]




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