SHARE

Two men from Scott County were arrested for burglarizing a church in Henryville. 

Kristopher Lucas, 23 years of age, from Scottsburg, Indiana and Jonathan Lamaster, 23 years of age, from Lexington, Indiana were charged with one county each of Burglary, Level 5 Felony and Theft, Level 6 Felony Criminal Mischief, A Misdemeanor 

On July 10 at approximately 11:50p the Clark County Sheriff’s Office received a complaint of a burglery in progress at the Henryville Community Church.

Upon the officer’s arrival, they located a door that was ajar.

A security search was conducted inside the church, where two subjects were located.

They were identified as Lucas and Lamaster.

During the investigation, officers located several rooms that had been rummaged through as well as damaged door handles in offices that they were not able to gain entry too.

Officers located items that had been placed in bags placed in bags as well as a missing electric meter from the church.

The investigation continued into Henryville High School parking lot, where a van belonging to Austin Christian Church was located.

Upon making contact with law enforcement and Austin Christian Church officials it was deemed the van had been recently stolen and the church had been burglarized unbeknownst to them.

Located inside the van was the Clark County REMC electric meter which had been taken from the Henryville Community Church.