Teen Charged for Break-in into Churches

A 14yr-old boy of Jennings was arrested and Charged by police on Monday with several counts of Sacrilege.

The minor is accused of break-in into the Jennings Wesleyan Holiness Church on three separate occasions, between 1st and 2nd September; October 20th and 26th, and November 25th and 26th, 2019. He is further accused of break-in into Bolans Pentecostal Church, between October 13th and 14th, 2019 and the Bolans Seventh-Day Adventist Church between 13th and 15th October, 2019. He was further charged for break-in into Cedar Hall Moravian Church in Jennings, sometime between October 27th and 28th, 2019.

During the latter part of last year the police dealt with a number of reports of break-in into schools and churches, where valuable items were reportedly stolen. Several additional security measures were implemented by police to address the situation. The police continue to urge parents and guardians to become more involved in the daily activities of their children; paying closer attention to their whereabouts and their associates.

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