Teen charged in church burglary

February 11, 2021–5:47 p.m.


An 18-year old has been arrested in connection with the burglary of a local church.

According to the arrest warrant, Sarah Ashley Sargent of Rome and others forcibly entered the Silver Creek Presbyterian Church on Old Rockmart Road by breaking a window back on November 26.

Damage was also done to the doors and frames inside the building.

Various items, valued at more than $500, were taken from the church during the break-in.

Sargent is charged with 2nd-degree burglary, criminal damage to property, and felony theft by taking.

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