Cherryville Church Burned, Another Burglarized
Authorities are investigating a suspected arson at one Cherryville church and burglary at another.
The Crawford County Sheriff’s Office said Cherryvile Church of God had extensive damage following a blaze early Friday morning.
The fire triggered a second alarm response.
While deputies canvassed the area, Victory Baptist Church was discovered to have been burglarized.
Deputies believe the incidents are related.
The Missouri State Fire Marshal’s Office and ATF are investigating the apparent arson. Forced entry was believed to have been made prior to first responders arriving.
Anyone with information is urged to contact CENCOM at 573-775-4911 or Detective Sgt. Rodger Windle at 573-775-2125.