December 12, 2012
Three adults and two juveniles have been arrested by Bedford County deputies for their involvement in the theft of nativity scene figures.
The three adults have all been charged with felony property damage, grand larceny, trespassing on church property after dark, and two counts of contributing to a minor.
The two juveniles are charged with grand larceny, felony property damage and trespassing on church property after dark.
The arrests came after a tip from a crime stoppers caller. Deputies believe the suspects destroyed the figures from the Shiloh United Methodist Church.
The church estimates value of the 12 figures to be between $2,000 and $2,500.