Updated: October 12, 2017


SHERIFF KYLE HELTON REPORTED THAT TWO CHURCHES WERE BURGLARIZED WITHIN THE PAST WEEK. THE FIRST REPORT WAS TAKEN ON OCTOBER 7 INVOLVING THE TRINITY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH LOCATED ON VALES MILL ROAD, AND THE SECOND REPORT WAS TAKEN ON OCTOBER 8 INVOLVING SAINT PAUL CHURCH LOCATED ON OLD AGNEW ROAD. BOTH CHURCHES WERE BURGLARIZED AND VANDALIZED SOMETIME BETWEEN OCTOBER 4, THROUGH OCTOBER 8. SHERIFF HELTON IS REQUESTING THAT EVERYONE STAY VIGILANT IN REGARDS TO ANY UNUSUAL ACTIVITY AROUND ANY CHURCHES IN GILES COUNTY. IF YOU SEE SOMETHING UNUSUAL OR SUSPICIOUS, PLEASE CALL CENTRAL DISPATCH AT 363-0911. SHERIFF HELTON HAS INITIATED EXTRA PATROL FOR THE CHURCHES IN GILES COUNTY UNTIL THESE CASES ARE RESOLVED.


ANYONE WITH ANY INFORMATION ON THE CHURCH BURGLARIES IS ENCOURAGED TO CALL THE GILES COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT AT 363-3505.