Perry County teen charged with church burglary

By Karrie Leggett

HATTIESBURG, 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 dollars in church collections.

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

They are accused of burglarizing the Runnelstown Church of God September 14th 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 964-7867. Your tip could be worth of reward.