Saginaw Police are investigating after a local church was burglarized of items totaling nearly $10,000.
The alleged robbery happened Sunday night into Monday morning at Saginaw's Kingdom Life Ministries, located at 310 S. Jefferson Ave., and was discovered when staff members arrived at the facility on Monday morning.
The members found food, two video cameras, a soundboard and amplifiers missing.
"All the food was gone. The refrigerator was completely cleared out," said Senior Pastor Alvernis Johnson, explaining that the food was used for giveaways and to prepare meals for church visitors. "We (later) discovered all of our AV equipment was totally wiped out."
The pastor thinks that he may know who perpetrated the crime. He believes an active member of the church is responsible. The pastor said the person in question has a criminal history and a
Johnson is hoping that a good Samaritan will turn in the person in question and some of the equipment will be returned.
"We love Saginaw," Johnson said. "We love this city and we will never stop helping people."
Copyright 2013 WNEM (Meredith Corporation). All rights reserved.
Friday, July 25 2014 10:38 AM EDT2014-07-25 14:38:42 GMT
Two teenagers accused of torturing a 16-year-old boy inside a shed were sentenced to prison Thursday. Jenna Montgomery and Jess Taylor both pleaded guilty to kidnapping, robbery and assault charges. MontgomeryMore >
Two teenagers accused of torturing a 16-year-old boy inside a shed were sentenced to prison Thursday.More >
Thursday, July 31 2014 9:55 AM EDT2014-07-31 13:55:20 GMT
It's been nearly a week since Jennifer Huston, 38, of Dundee vanished after running errands in Newberg Thursday evening, and ever since she disappeared the search for her has been growing.More >
It's been nearly a week since Jennifer Huston, 38, of Dundee vanished after running errands in Newberg Thursday evening, and ever since, the search for her has been growing to include more people and more methods of searching - including a drone.More >
Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:53 PM EDT2014-07-29 22:53:48 GMT
Brace yourself, Seaside. It's about to get smelly. Millions of dead anchovies washed ashore along the Necanicum River in downtown Seaside on Monday. The anchovies entered the river en masse from theMore >
Seaside, you're about to get smelly. Thousands of dead anchovies washed ashore along the Necanicum River.More >
Thursday, July 31 2014 11:57 AM EDT2014-07-31 15:57:19 GMT
As the town of Dundee and countless different law enforcement agencies continue in their search for Jennifer Huston, a local PI is weighing in on the case with his own theories.More >
As the town of Dundee and countless different law enforcement agencies continue in their search for Jennifer Huston, a local PI is weighing in on the case with his own theories about what happened to the mother.More >