Spokane Police Investigate Church Burglary; Stained Glass Windows & Other Items Stolen

Monique Cotton, Director of Communication and Public Information, 509.363.8285

Monday, December 8, 2014 at 12:14 p.m.

Spokane Police are investigating a Burglary that occurred early Sunday morning at All Saints Lutheran Church. The suspect(s) caused extensive damage to the church, stole five large, stained glass windows, and took four large, hand-carved decorative eggs. The cost to repair the damage, along with the value of the stolen items is estimated at more than $6,000.

On Sunday, 12/7/14, just before 7:30 a.m., Spokane Police received a report of a Burglary at the All Saints Lutheran Church, located in the 300 block of S. Spruce. The report indicated a suspect(s) had broken into the church, likely early that morning, had caused extensive damage to the facility, ransacked the kitchen, and had stolen several items including:

  • Five large, stained glass windows (photo attached). Each of the windows weighs approximately 20 lbs., and all were specially made for the church in the early 1900s.
  • Four large, hand-carved decorative eggs (no photo available).

Investigators are asking anyone who sees these stolen items or anyone who has any information on this incident to call Crime Check at 509.456.2233.

Attached are photos of the stolen eggs and stained glass.

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