Sunday, June 16, 2013

Vandal breaks 19th-century stained glass window in Pennsylvania church

LINCOLN TOWNSHIP, PA - The pristine face of a 19th Century church was scarred by a vandal Saturday.

An original stained glass window at Christ Casebeer Evangelical Lutheran Church in Lincoln Township was broken with a large rock.


Saturday, June 15, 2013

'Obscene' graffiti painted on Catholic Church in Florida; Suspects Captured



"I can't of course repeat some of the things that were written on the wall; but they were needless to say obscene," said Father Dennis Cooney, of St. Raphael's. "It was something that was done out of pure viciousness."


Police Search for Vandal Who Damaged Episcopal Church in Colorado

AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – Investigators searching for the vandal or vandals responsible for heavily damaging a church in Aurora on Easter Sunday are looking into some DNA evidence in their attempt to solve the case.

So far there’s no description for who the vandal who damaged St. Martin in the Fields Episcopal Church on March 31 was, but the priest there thinks he knows how they did it.


Church of Christ in Tennessee Set on Fire

HAMPSHIRE, Tenn. - It's a place where people come to worship, but police said they're investigating why a mid-state church became the target of vandals, even starting a fire inside.

Investigators said they will be looking at whether this was a prank or something much more serious at Dry Fork Church of Christ.


Man Spends Nearly Five Hours Tearing Apart Gravestones in Baptist Church Cemetery

MARSHALL COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) — Under the cover of darkness, an unknown man spent nearly five hours meticulously tearing apart gravestones at a cemetery in Marshall County earlier this week.  He left behind thousands of dollars worth of damage, but he probably didn’t know all of the crime was captured by video surveillance.

CAUGHT ON CAMERA.

Three Churches Hit With 'Religion is a mind virus' Graffiti

BATAVIA, N.Y. (WIVB) - Batavia Police are on the hunt for a graffiti vandal who targeted three churches. The three calls came in to police between 8:30 and 9:15 a.m. Monday.

Someone spray painted on Batavia Assembly of God, Grace Baptist Church and City Church with the message "Religion is a mind virus."


Catholic Church hit by 'God is gay' graffiti

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CALIFORNIA - Cleaning crews worked swiftly to remove derogatory graffiti that was placed on property belonging to the City of Westlake Village and St. Jude Catholic Church on Easter weekend.

Vandals targeted the 32000 block of Lindero Canyon Road sometime between Fri., March 29 and Sat., March 30, authorities said.

The graffiti included a reference to homosexuality, several four-letter words and a swastika, a source told The Acorn. One scrawl reportedly said, “God is gay.”


Satanic graffiti sprayed on Gastonia church walls, pastor says

The pastor of Covenant Baptist Church said it is a place of hope and faith, and it is disappointing that someone decided to put a negative message on the church wall.


Thursday, June 13, 2013

Savannah Police Search for Suspected Church Vandal

SAVANNAH, GA (June 13, 2013): Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Detectives are searching for 24-year-old Michael Christopher Garko, believed responsible for thousands of dollars in damage to a Savannah church.      


Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Thursday, June 6, 2013

Holy Cross Church victim of vandalism

Omaha - A vandal appears to have used a grassy field at Holy Cross Catholic Church to turn donuts, leaving behind a trail of damage.


Monday, June 3, 2013

Vandal using fire extinguisher damages Rock Hill church bus

ROCK HILL, S.C. - An unknown vandal caused $1,000 in damage to a bus belonging to a Rock Hill church this weekend, police say.


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St. Anselm's Church in Bay Ridge hit with graffiti

Vandalized Virgin: A dastardly desecrator defaced this statue in the garden of Saint Anselm’s Church.
BROOKLYN, NY - That’s not the sign of the cross!

A graffiti vandal painted a large letter “X” on two statues outside St. Anselm’s Church on the corner of 82nd Street and Fourth Avenue last week, but cops have faith they’ll catch the culprit, who was caught on video in the act, and who now has a price on his head.