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Thieves take $1,200 in church children's change

Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011 11:41 AM
Last updated Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011 1:01 AM
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Deputies were called to a Hephzibah church Tuesday after a pastor discovered $1,200 in change collected by the congregation’s children had been stolen.

According to an incident report, the pastor of South Haven Baptist Church, 4391 Peach Orchard Road, arrived at the church around 8 a.m. Tuesday and discovered a locked door had been pried open. The pastor told authorities a large plastic water bottle filled with change was missing. The change was being collected by the children for the Pennys for a Playground fundraiser.

Authorities estimate the burglary occurred sometime between 9 p.m. Monday and 8 a.m. Tuesday.

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charliemanson
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charliemanson 12/07/11 - 12:47 pm
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Now, that's cold.

Now, that's cold.

scoopdedoop64
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scoopdedoop64 12/07/11 - 12:59 pm
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low down and dirty thing to

low down and dirty thing to do I say. It used to be that even thieves were afraid of God but now they go into His house and steal sound equipment, vandalize and even copper tubing from A/C units.

sugarbutton
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sugarbutton 12/07/11 - 01:06 pm
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I say...alright

I say...alright kids.....don't let the devil defeat your purpose. Get out there and collect it again. The devil will get his due.

OJP
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OJP 12/07/11 - 01:26 pm
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That's just wrong... stealing

That's just wrong... stealing from a church...

augusta citizen
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augusta citizen 12/07/11 - 03:39 pm
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Criminal and sinful!

Criminal and sinful!

Adder
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Adder 12/07/11 - 10:06 pm
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Just a suggestion. Look for a
Unpublished

Just a suggestion. Look for a car with new rims, in the parking lot next week.

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