Warren County Sheriff’s Office thwarts attempted break-in at Bovina church
Published 12:42 pm Tuesday, August 9, 2022
An attempted burglary was reported on Monday at a church in the Bovina community.
Just after 7 a.m., Warren County Sherriff Martin Pace said, Sheriff Deputies responded to St. Alban’s Episcopal Church on Warriors Trail.
Pace said a suspicious vehicle parked in front of the church was reported, and within minutes, Deputy David Culbertson arrived finding a 2012 Chevrolet Volt sitting in front of the church, running.
On the scene was Sara Mishael Johnson, 28, who lists a Brandon address.
“It was unclear what her motive was, but she had taken a shovel and had tried to pry open one of the doors to the church,” Pace said.
Johnson has been charged with attempted burglary of a church and a misdemeanor drug charge.
Pace said she is currently in the Warren County jail without bond at this time.
Johnson had her initial appearance in court on Tuesday.