Man Arrested After Attempted Robbery at Lebanon Church


December 4, 2023 – On Sunday night, Lebanon Police received a call in regards to a burglary in progress at Temple Baptist Church in Lebanon.

After a quick response from officers, they made entry into the church and located one individual who was in hiding.

Officers also noticed the smell of smoke and requested LFD to respond. It was discovered that the suspect was using a hot plate to burn and melt objects in the kitchen. The suspect was also found to be in possession of cash stolen from the church along with multiple types of drugs.

At this time, the suspect has several charges pending, including arson, felony vandalism, theft, two counts of simple possession, and possession of drug paraphernalia.


Source: Lebanon PD

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