Anderson Area Crime Stoppers is asking for the public to assist with the identification of the individual or individuals responsible for a vandalism at a local church this past weekend. Between Saturday, April 13 and Sunday April 14, vandals targeted Midway Presbyterian Church on Midway Rd. in Anderson County. Multiple stained-glass windows were broken at the church and graffiti was sprayed on an exterior wall. The stained-glass windows were part of the original church construction and were more than 125 years old.
Anderson Area Crime Stoppers is offering a $500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the individual or individuals responsible for the crime. The church, too, has offered a matching reward, making a total of $1,000 available to anyone with information about this incident.
In addition, Anderson Area Crime Stoppers is accepting donations from the community to assist the church with the cost of replacing the stained-glass windows. Donations may be sent to Anderson Area Crime Stoppers, PO Box 219, Anderson SC 29622. Please be sure to indicate “church windows” on the donation.
Anyone with information about this incident that may assist Sheriff’s Office investigators with bringing the perpetrators to justice is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC (274-6372); Submit a tip using the online tip form at https://www.tipsubmit.com/WebTips.aspx?AgencyID=585 or Use the Crime Stoppers P3 mobile app found here: http://p3intel.com/mobile.htm
All tips submitted through Crime Stoppers are anonymous and treated with utmost confidentiality. Tips submitted directly to law enforcement agencies are NOT eligible for Crime Stoppers rewards.