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Thieves strike at Garberville church

Thieves broke into a church in Garberville, damaged the church property and stole a cash box.

The Humboldt County Sheriff’s office says the break in occurred sometime between Thursday, December 12th at 4 PM and Friday, December 13th at 7:45 AM. Unknown subjects broke into the church by prying open a back door. They rummaged through and damaged church property and then pried open the sanctuary where the suspects stole a money box containing cash and checks belonging to Stepping Stones Preschool who leases space in the church. Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to call the Sheriff’s office at the numbers listed below: