Detectives Investigate Church Burglaries

(Harford County, MD. – March 6, 2007) — Detectives from Harford County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division are investigating the recent breaking and entering of three area churches.

All three burglaries were reported in the last week and occurred in the Bel Air, Fallston, and Joppa areas of the county. In each burglary the suspects forced entry into the buildings during nighttime hours.

Investigators are asking citizens to be alert and immediately report any suspicious activity occurring on church properties to the Sheriff’s Office dispatch at 410-838-6600.

Any one with information regarding the breaking and entering is asked to contact investigators at 410-836-5436. Additionally, Harford County Crime Solvers is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of the suspects. Tipster must call the tip-line at 1-888-540-TIPS to be eligible for the reward. All information will be kept strictly confidential.