Articles Tagged with church

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When a married couple from Bradenton was in the middle of a heated argument the husband was allegedly injured after his wife reportedly struck him in the head with an Alexa device.

There was reportedly discontent on Sunday in the Florida home of 34-year-old Matthew Mullineaux and his wife, 24-year-old Ashley Mullineaux.

Matthew wanted his wife to accompany him to the church service he was going to attend, and when Ashley decided she was not going with him it allegedly sparked a fight leading the two to exchange harsh words.

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A man was allegedly assaulted by paintballs that he believed had come from inside a passing vehicle of teenagers in the vicinity of where he was walking.

When a man who was reported as homeless was walking to his place of employment around midnight he cut through a church parking lot on his path. While making his way through the area he was allegedly hit in the body and face by several paintballs.

The man, who is in his 50’s, said that he noticed a blue car with teenagers inside and that the vehicle came to a stop before he was struck by the objects. He also recalled hearing them verbalizing what he believed was their amusement about the alleged incident as they allegedly laughed.

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While churchgoers were present for a Tuesday morning mass, a man allegedly entered the house of worship and masturbated in front of them after taking a dip in the receptacle that holds the holy water.

On October 9, 75 people went to the morning service at the Spirit of Life Roman Catholic Church in Mandan, North Dakota.

One of the women who works at the church allegedly saw a man without his clothing on inside of the fountain of holy water used for baptisms. She reported that she then saw him begin to stroke his penis in the direction of the altar before he walked toward it and continued to masturbate despite the many people inside. The woman alerted the authorities and told them of the incident.

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When a church in Georgia had an event to help promote local business owners on Friday, two women were arrested for allegations that the treats they were selling contained marijuana.

Local business operators in Savannah were invited to set up booths and sell merchandise at a church event on September 14.

One of the spaces was reportedly used by two women who were selling sweets to the attendees such as marshmallow cereal bars, brownies, and other goodies.

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A teenage boy called the police for assistance reporting that his mother had tried to wake him up for church on Easter Sunday with a taser. The woman is facing charges for the allegations.

On Easter morning 40-year-old Phoenix resident Sharron Dobbins, a single mother, was in the process of waking her two teenage sons for church.

The boys were giving her a hard time and Dobbins began to get aggravated and upset with their behavior. After telling them to get out of bed because it was “Jesus’ day,” she requested that her 16-year-old ask his friends to go home. He argued saying that his friends did not have to leave and he began using foul language toward his mother.

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A 19-year-old man was placed under arrest for allegedly driving under the influence on Friday after he forced police to chase him for over a mile.

On February 16 at nearly 3:30 a.m. Martin County law enforcement received a call from a citizen who reported that someone was parked in the lot of the Martin County Freewill Baptist Church with their car stereo playing at a disturbingly loud level.

Constables dispatched to the scene to investigate the complaint and they spotted a young man sitting in his vehicle. When they approached him officers believed that he appeared nervous and they returned to their car to run a check on his license plate number.

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A 42-year-old man has been arrested after being identified as the possible perpetrator of stealing personal property from inside of classrooms at three different Orange County schools.

On January 11, a teacher at Irvine Baptist Church noticed that her wallet was missing from her purse, which she had left inside of an unoccupied classroom. She reported that her wallet contained money, her driver’s license, and a bank card.

The culprit’s image was seen when a review of the church surveillance video showed a man entering the classroom and shuffling through the woman’s bag before taking her wallet and exiting the room. The offender’s car, a white Chevy Malibu, was also seen in video footage from a parking lot camera.

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On Wednesday in Seymour, IN, two teenagers were arrested as the suspects of an incident involving a church that was broken into and desecrated in November.

18-year-old Shawn Battice and a 16-year-old unnamed adolescent allegedly used the double doors in the back of the Seymour First Presbyterian Church to illegally enter the building in the early morning hours of November 24. They stole the money out of a collection box in the basement, and then located five fire extinguishers which were affixed throughout the church. The pair discharged the extinguishers into the basement, youth recreation room, sanctuary and choir room, covering the organ, furniture and pianos with the contents, according to Seymour Police Department Detective Sgt. C.J. Foster. A church trustee reported that the total damage caused was assessed at nearly $10,000.

An official investigation led authorities to the teenagers, and they were taken into custody on Wednesday evening. When Battice was interviewed by detectives he said that he and the 16-year-old did in fact enter the church without consent, and that they stole money and used the fire extinguishers to cause the damage.

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A man who had been working as a youth pastor at Grace Community Church in Lake Forest, Orange County has just been sentenced to two years in state prison and lifetime sex registration, according to the Orange County District Attorney’s website. He plead guilty to two felony counts of sexual battery by restraint and two misdemeanor counts of sexual battery. The assaults are alleged to have occurred last year and involved four separate female victims. Some of the assaults occurred on the Orange County church property. The victims spoke to the man during his sentencing in court, describing their suffering in a “victim impact statement.” Under California’s Marsy’s Law, every adjudged victim is given this right to confront her perpetrator.

If you or a loved one are charged with sexual battery or are the victim of sexual battery seeking help with a victim impact statement, please contact Orange County criminal defense attorney Staycie R. Sena at (949) 477-8088 for a consultation now.