Mary Mother of the Church Burglarized

Occurred 9/18/11, 7:30 p.m. ~ 9:00 p.m.   Burglary of a Building    1755 Frio     1109180140

Officers responded to Mary Mother of the Church for a burglary.  Officers contacted church staff members who reported they arrived to find the church lights on and the Sacristy Room along the Sanctuary burglarized.  Further investigation revealed there was not a forced entry, but the possibility the suspect or suspects hid inside the church and exited through a side door.  Approximately 100 hand-made rosaries and several gold amulets were stolen along with an undetermined amount of money.  The money was taken from two offering deposit box.  Anyone having any information regarding this crime is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS or the Corpus Christi Police Department Property Crimes Unit at 361-886-2841.