Update – 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. 

Investigators identified four juveniles ages 10, 10, 11 & 13.  These juveniles have been referred to the Nueces County Juvenile Justice Center for having been involved in the Burglary.