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Goldsboro man arrested for church break-in

Posted November 19, 2008

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— Goldsboro police arrested Jackie Franklin Sutton, 38, for breaking into New Hope United Methodist Church.

Sutton is charged with:

  • Felony breaking and entering a place of worship,
  • Larceny after breaking and entering,
  • Possession of stolen goods,
  • Two counts of obtaining property by false pretense, and
  • Misdemeanor larceny

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  • exwife1956 Nov 19, 2008

    It ain't like this is his first felony and it ain't gonna be his last.

  • doubletrouble Nov 19, 2008

    Stealing is a horrible crime. It is often neglected as a "terrible' crime, as some think that is what having insurance is for...and thus, offenders are often given light sentences, and multiple times at probation. For petty thief..maybe one chance at a "mistake" on your part via probation...after that, some REAL time in the big house and no multiple probations. Stealing from a church..even if petty...you'll certainly pay for that one later.

  • TStills Nov 19, 2008

    He made off with a huge haul of communion wafers. I mean, who wouldn't be tempted??

  • giterdungirl Nov 19, 2008

    Now that is just WRONG!!!!

  • Z Man Nov 19, 2008

    He got himself a first class ticket to hades (if you believe in that kind of thing)!

  • georgiat28 Nov 19, 2008

    What are they going to do with him now that they got him? This ain't his first time around for breaking and entering!

  • garnertoy Nov 19, 2008

    you break into a church you will do anything