Tag: robbery

Armed Robbery At Forest Hills Church

| April 4, 2011 | 0 Comments

Six members of a Forest Hills congregation were robbed at gunpoint on Monday night. A man with a ski mask over his face and a silver gun in his hand entered Grace Lutheran Church at about 7 p.m., police said. Under threat of bodily harm, he forced Pastor Jeanne Warfield and five members of a […]

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Teen Charged In Robbery Of Nun At Church

| March 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

GROSSE POINTE PARK, Mi — A local teenager was charged Friday in an attempt to rob a nun inside a church. Eighteen-year-old Raylon Wright was arrested after Grosse Pointe Park police received a tip from an anonymous caller who said he overheard the teen talking about the alleged robbery attempt. During Wright's court appearance Friday, […]

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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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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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Man Robbed at Knifepoint in Merrick Church

| February 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

A 63-year-old man was robbed and cut with a knife inside of a church in Merrick, Nassau County police said. The victim was working in Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox church on Hewlett Avenue when a robber armed with what appeared to be a kitchen knife demanded money and pushed the victim at 8:45 a.m., police […]

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Pastor attacked, robbed at Seminole County church

| January 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

The pastor of a church in the north Seminole County community of Midway was kicked and beaten early Tuesday by two robbers who confronted him when he left his church, the Seminole County Sheriff's Office said today. The Rev. Leonard Lee Wilson, 47, of Sanford, suffered injuries to his head and face and was treated […]

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Masked Man Steals Church Bingo Money

| September 26, 2010 | 0 Comments

A masked man attacks a senior citizen at a Clermont County church, robbing him of nearly $2000 of the church's bingo money. Police say the thief waited in a dark parking lot after Sunday's bingo night at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church on Buckwheat Road in Miami Township. Robert Brookens says the man had a […]

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Man who robbed priest sent to jail

| September 21, 2010 | 0 Comments

DANIEL Little breached his good behaviour bonds in one of the worst ways possible – robbing a priest of his congregation's weekend offerings. Little, 24, was given two three-year good behaviour bonds in Wagga Local Court on May 26, 2008, when convicted of assault occasioning actual bodily harm and malicious damage. Little had smashed holes […]

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BAHAMAS BURGLARY — Over $7,000 stolen from Md. church group on mission

| July 29, 2010 | 0 Comments

A group of young people from a Maryland church who traveled to an island in the Bahamas this month to run a summer camp for impoverished children was robbed last week of more than $7,000 in church funds as well as personal monies and belongings. "People are shocked and angry and frustrated," said Pastor Kevin […]

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Camillus man indicted in gunpoint theft of church’s collection basket

| July 19, 2010 | 1 Comment

Syracuse, NY – A Camillus man was indicted today in connection with the gunpoint theft of the collection basket from Holy Family Church two years ago. Michael P. Delaney Jr., 18, of 3981 Onondaga Boulevard, was indicted on a single felony count of second-degree robbery. Delaney was 16 at the time of the incident July […]

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Thief targets bridesmaids’ suite during wedding in Dallas church

| July 10, 2010 | 0 Comments

DALLAS – It's the day most women plan for their whole lives, the walk down the aisle. Everyone's attention is supposed to be on the bride, but that wasn't the case for a Dallas couple. Priscilla Pearson planned a fairy tale wedding, but her nuptials ended with a police investigation. Police said the robbery was […]

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City priest robbed at cathedral

| June 16, 2010 | 0 Comments

A parish priest was robbed Sunday morning before church services, police said. Wilmington police are searching for the armed robber. The incident occurred about 7:30 a.m. at St. Peter's Cathedral at 500 N. West St., said Master Sgt. Steven Barnes. The Rev. Joseph Cocucci, 51, told officers that a 70-year-old employee was opening the building […]

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Man who stole from Upper Darby church sentenced to 16-84 months

| May 25, 2010 | 0 Comments

MEDIA COURTHOUSE — James Joy robbed from the church last February and for his penance he will do 16 to 84 months behind bars. “I just want to apologize for my actions,” said a repentant Joy, 22, of Upper Darby, as he stood handcuffed Monday and entered a plea before Judge Gregory Mallon. “I have […]

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Policewoman a suspect in church attack

| May 11, 2010 | 0 Comments

A Durban policewoman is thought to be the leader of a gang of four who robbed a group of people at prayer early on Monday. The woman and three men were arrested soon after the incident, which happened at an Umlazi school. The incident, which left two churchgoers with serious injuries, happened at around 2am. […]

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Police solve terrifying armed robbery during church service

| April 17, 2010 | 0 Comments

MADISONVILLE – Folks in Madisonville have been living in fear for months. It started out as a rash of invasions targeting the homes of illegal immigrants in Madison County and ended with a terrifying robbery during a church service. Now that the robbers are behind bars, peace has returned to the House of Hope. It […]

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