Items stolen from St. Andrew Catholic Church in Saline early in the morning April 8 were found at a second burglary in Adrian later that morning.
Lenawee County Crimestoppers have released video showing someone attempting to break into St. Andrew's Church.
At 1:12 a.m., April 8, two subjects gained entry to St. Andrew. They entered offices and a maintenance room but did not gain entry entry to a safe. The removed items from the church and left through the front doors.
Some of those items were found at Johnson Sporting Goods, where handguns were stolen from a glass display case. Long guns may have been taken from an area behind the counter, according to Crimestoppers.
Investigators from the Lenawee County Sheriff’s Department and the Saline Police Department are working a joint investigation into these break ins.
Anyone with information is asked to call Saline Police at 734-429-7911. Confidential tips can be left at 1-800-SPEAKUP or www.1800speakup.org.
Tran Longmoore is a veteran community journalist. He is founder and owner of TheSalinePost.com. He is co-publisher of The Saline Post weekly newspaper. Email him at [email protected] or call him at 734-272-6294.