Ohio County Sheriff Glen Potts announced on Thursday that David M. Lewis, Sr., 31, and Christa A. Bays, 47, have been arrested for the September 10 break-in at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church on the 3900 block of Milton Bear Branch Road.
The alleged thieves did thousands of dollars worth of damage by breaking a water pipe, Potts said.
Investigators recovered a number of stolen items. The sheriff thanked concerned citizens for the information given on this case.
Lewis and Bays (both of Florence, IN) are charged with Burglary (level 5 felony) and Theft (class A misdemeanor). They were to make their initial appearances in Ohio County court on Friday.