Feb. 27, 2012 —
The Kentucky State Police in Ashland is investigating two separate church burglaries that occurred on Thursday, Feb. 23 in Carter County. The first burglary was reported at 9:30 a.m. at the Pactolus United Methodist Church on KY 1 in Grayson. The second burglary was reported at 2:15 pm at the New Life Victory Church on US 60 in Olive Hill.
Suspects pried open the front door (Pactolus) and rear door (New Life) of the churches in order to gain entry. Once inside, the suspect(s) took several items which primarily included musical equipment from both churches.
Anyone with any information related to these burglaries is asked to contact the Kentucky State Police at 606-928-6421. Callers can remain anonymous.
Trooper David Hobbs is the investigating officer.