A total of nine churches have been burglarized in the overnight hours.
At 12:54 a.m. on July 31, the alarm was activated at Ponderosa Baptist Church, 6283 Rockcastle Road. Trigg County Sheriff’s Deputy Dane Hughes responded and discovered a door had been forcibly opened. Nothing appeared to have been taken.
At 6:37 a.m., officers began to receive other calls from around the county.
Cadiz Police officer Dan Kostrzebski investigated a break-in at East Cadiz Baptist Church, 407 Third Street. Someone broke a window on the east side of the church and took a small amount of money from an office.
Around the same time, Deputy Hughes was called to the Cerulean Baptist Church, 225 Main Street, Cerulean. This time the front door was forced open and someone took a DVD player valued at $100.
Oak Grove Baptist Church, 45 Floyd Sumner Road reported a back door being forced open and nothing taken.
Deputy Hughes was then called to Rockcastle United Methodist Church, 9023 Rockcastle Road, where the front doors were forced open and two candles were reported taken from the sanctuary.
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