2 charged with damaging Berkeley County church

2 charged with damaging Berkeley County church

2 charged with damaging Berkeley County church

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by Associated Press

WCNC.com

Posted on August 20, 2013 at 8:54 AM

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. (AP) -- Berkeley County Sheriff's deputies have arrested two juveniles and charged them with damaging a church and setting fire to a Masonic Lodge.
 
Investigators say the 13-year-old and 14-year-old tried to burglarize and vandalize the Bethel Baptist Church in Alvin late last week.
 
The teens also are charged with setting a fire at the Laurel Hill Masonic Lodge.
 
Both teenagers are charged with third-degree arson, second-degree burglary, malicious injury to real property, second-degree attempted burglary and malicious injury to a place of worship.
 
Their names have not been released because of their ages.
 
The State Law Enforcement Division and the FBI assisted in the investigation.

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