Friday, September 20, 2013

Vandalism At Church - Public Help Wanted

Vandals Trash Church
OKEECHOBEE, FL. -- On Tuesday, September 17, 2013, at approximately 6:15 p.m., the Okeechobee City Police Department responded to the Pentecostal Church, located at 405 SW 10 Avenue, in reference to a burglary.

The church had been vandalized on the inside and graffiti on the back side of the building.

There were several evidentiary items collected as well as items that are being processed for DNA to identify the suspects. At this time, the estimated damage to the property is approximately $20,000.00.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call Detective Bill Saum, Okeechobee Police Department at (863)763-5521 or Crimestoppers (remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward) at 1-800-273-2477.

There is no further information to be released at this time said PIO Michele Bell.

Detective Bill Saum stated, “We would appreciate any information or assistance anyone can give us.”

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