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Additional Arrest Made in Church Burglary

Berwick Police Chief David Leonard, Sr. reports the following arrest:

14-year-old juvenile male of Patterson, was arrested on Wednesday, December 7, 2022, at 2:34PM, on the following charges:

Warrant:   Simple Burglary (2 Counts)

                   Institutional Vandalism (Under $500)

                   Simple Criminal Damage to Property (Under $1,000)

The Berwick Police Department has been continuing the investigation into the burglaries that occurred at a local church on Gilmore Dr. on Thanksgiving evening as well as the damages to the Christmas decorations at Pharr Park. Through that investigation, evidence was uncovered that linked a third juvenile to the crimes. Additional interviews were conducted, and after reviewing the new evidence, investigators secured arrest warrants for the juvenile’s arrest. He was arrested and processed at the Berwick Police Department and released to his guardian pending juvenile court proceedings.

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