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Witcherville Church Break-In Under Investigation

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The Sebastian County Sheriff’s Office is conducting an investigation into a break-in at Fellowship Baptist Church in Witcherville.

The report came into the SCSO on Tuesday, October 19. Upon arrival on scene, the deputy discovered a broken window in the breezeway. According to the report, approximately 10 boxes of donated items were missing. Also missing, a 2018 Ford Transit van.

“The damage to the building is two windows,” stated Church Pastor Gary Martin. “The donated items that were stolen was the candy for Trunk or Treat, and Shoebox Christmas gifts.”

Martin added that several saw the van going down the road at approximately 9 p.m. “I was likely in the church building when they were there,” added Martin. “I brought the van back from cleaning it at 8:45 p.m.”

According to SCSO Captain Philip Pevehouse, the church break-in is currently under investigation. “Pray for the thieves to be caught,” Martin concluded.

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