Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Church Burglaries On The Rise In The North Central Florida Area


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IMMEDIATE MEDIA RELEASE

Date: September 16, 2009
Time: 11:45 AM

Over the last few weeks there have been three burglaries that have targeted churches in Levy County. Lt. Scott Tummond has met with other law enforcement agencies in an endeavor to share information and intelligence on the church burglaries. It has been determined that there have been close to 30 church burglaries over several counties which show an alarming trend towards houses of worship.

We are asking for your help in solving these crimes. We have also enclosed a surveillance video depicting a white male committing a burglary at the Methodist Church in Dunnellon Florida. It is unknown if this person in the video is responsible for the church burglaries in Levy County. If you have any information regarding any church burglaries in or around Levy County please call Lt. Scott Tummond at 352-486-5111 or you can remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-877-349-8477.

Suspect:

White Male

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