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Police Investigate String of Sussex County Church Burglaries

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SUSSEX COUNTY, Del.- Delaware State Police have launched an investigation after a number of church burglary incidents were reported in Sussex County.

The most recent burglary, at Carey’s United Methodist Church, located at 22053 Careys Camp Road in Millsboro, occurred on Jan. 11 during the overnight hours, according to police. 

Troopers said Saint Johns AME Church, located at 31034 East Trap Pond Road in Laurel, was broken into sometime between Jan. 8 and Jan. 11.  

Police said a burglary occurred between Jan. 6 and Jan. 11 at Trinity Church, located at 17237 Phillips Hill Road in Millsboro.

Police said the investigations into these incidents are active and ongoing.

Troopers are warning people to be watchful and very observant of suspicious activity. If you notice a break-in, troopers say do not enter the building, but call 9-1-1 because the burglar may still be inside. They say you should write down and note any suspicious person(s) or vehicles.

Anyone with information on the listed church burglaries is asked to call Sgt. W. Miller at 302-752-3814.

 

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