PICKENS, SC (FOX Carolina) – Deputies in Pickens County said a man and a teenage girl have been charged in connection with two December burglaries at Dacusville-area churches.
Deputies said the Mt. Carmel Baptist Church on Hester Store Road and Turn Point Worship Center were broken into on the night of Dec. 19 and several thousand dollars’ worth of musical equipment, computer gear, and other church property was stolen.
Deputies said they were able to track the stolen property into Greenville County and identified Jordan Allen Mason, 20, and Madison Renee Lance, 17, as suspects.
Pickens County deputies arrested Mason in Jan. 2 and charged him two counts of burglary second degree, grand larceny, and petit larceny.
Lance was booked into the Greenville County Detention Center on Jan. 4 where she faces a list of 23 charges filed by deputies there. Laurens County deputies said she will also face charges of burglary second degree, grand larceny, and petit larceny in the church burglary case.