Teen arrest in Runnelstown church burglary

RUNNELSTOWN, MS (WDAM) - A Perry County teen has been arrested and charged with a burglary at a Runnelstown church earlier this month that netted the thieves $8,000 in church collections.

Sheriff's deputies have arrested Nicholas Magee, 17, of Runnelstown and are looking for Shane Odom, 17, of Picayune.

They are accused of burglarizing the Runnelstown Church of God on September 14 and stealing the collection bag from the church office.

Sheriff Jimmy Dale Smith says the thieves apparently spent all the money.

If you know the whereabouts of Shane Odom, you are asked to call Perry County Crimestoppers at 601-964-7867. Your tip could lead to a reward.

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