Updated: October 12, 2017


THE GILES COUNTY SHERIFFS DEPARTMENT IS INVESTIGATING TWO CHURCH BURGLARIES THAT OCCURRED WITHIN THE PAST WEEK.  ACCORDING TO REPORTS, THE FIRST INCIDENT OCCURRED ON OCTOBER 7TH AT TRINITY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH LOCATED ON VALES MILL ROAD AND THE SECOND INCIDENT OCCURRED ON OCTOBER 8TH AT SAINT PAUL CHURCH LOCATED ON OLD AGNEW ROAD.  IN ADDITION TO BEING BROKE IN TO, BOTH CHURCHES WERE VANDALIZED AS WELL.  THE SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT HAS ORDERED EXTRA PATROLS IN THE AREA OF THE CHURCHES UNTIL THESE CASES ARE RESOLVED.  ANYONE WITH INFORMATION ON THE BURGLARIES IS ENCOURAGED TO CALL THE GILES COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT AT 363-3505.