2 arrested after 2 churches burglarized in Murphysboro - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

2 arrested after 2 churches burglarized in Murphysboro

Posted: Updated:
James Michael Burke (Source: Jackson County Jail) James Michael Burke (Source: Jackson County Jail)
Crystal A. Taylor (Source: Jackson County Jail) Crystal A. Taylor (Source: Jackson County Jail)
  • Heartland NewsMore>>

  • Carmi woman believed to be found dead rescued from mud

    Carmi woman believed to be found dead rescued from mud

    Sunday, August 31 2014 6:53 PM EDT2014-08-31 22:53:04 GMT
    A woman, believed to have been found dead, was rescued after being stuck and covered in mud for 24 hours in Carmi, Illinois.
    A woman, believed to have been found dead, was rescued after being stuck and covered in mud for 24 hours in Carmi, Illinois.
  • Weather not stopping Labor Day weekend plans at Rend Lake

    Weather not stopping Labor Day weekend plans at Rend Lake

    Monday, September 1 2014 12:12 AM EDT2014-09-01 04:12:07 GMT
    The Rend Lake campgrounds and beach we're packed this Labor Day weekend despite several rain showers and an outlook of more rainy weather.
    The Rend Lake campgrounds and beach we're packed this Labor Day weekend despite several rain showers and an outlook of more rainy weather.
  • Everyday Hero: Vince Seyer

    Everyday Hero: Vince Seyer

    Sunday, August 31 2014 11:33 PM EDT2014-09-01 03:33:28 GMT
    CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - He may not be headlining a major concert tour, but Vince Seyer shares his vocal stylings all around Cape Girardeau. “It's something as tiring as it can be sometimes. I love it," said Everyday Hero Vince Seyer.Vince was never a performer growing up-, but family and friends kept asking him to sing at church. Though he suffered from stage fright, he found his most receptive audience at nursing homes. “I was afraid," Seyer said. "I had no courage whatsoever. I was afra...
    CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - He may not be headlining a major concert tour, but Vince Seyer shares his vocal stylings all around Cape Girardeau. “It's something as tiring as it can be sometimes. I love it," said Everyday Hero Vince Seyer.Vince was never a performer growing up-, but family and friends kept asking him to sing at church. Though he suffered from stage fright, he found his most receptive audience at nursing homes. “I was afraid," Seyer said. "I had no courage whatsoever. I was afra...
MURPHYSBORO, IL (KFVS) -

A Murphysboro man and woman were arrested after two churches were broken into over the weekend.

Police were called to the First Baptist Church at 401 N. 15th Street in Murphysboro at 8:14 p.m. on July 20. Someone had forcibly entered the church.

Police were called to the United Methodist Church at 1500 Pine Street in Murphysboro at 10:32 a.m. on July 21. Someone had forcibly entered the church and took property.

Officers were called back to the United Methodist Church on July 22. The church had been forcibly entered again and more property had been taken.

Officers arrested James Michael Burke, 24, of Murphysboro. He is charged with three counts of burglary to a place of worship. He is on parole for retail theft, according to the Murphysboro Police Department.

Around 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday Crystal A. Taylor, 24, was arrested after an extensive investigation and church property was recovered. She was taken to the Jackson County Jail.

Copyright 2013 KFVS. All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow

310 Broadway
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

FCC Public File
publicfile@kfvs12.com
573-335-1212
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KFVS12. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.