Three churches report being broken into in Howard County

The Howard County Sheriff’s Office along with the Nashville Police Department has received three reports of churches being broken into this past week.  The churches that reported the break-ins were County Line Missionary Baptist, New Shiloh Missionary Baptist and Maranatha Baptist Church.   A church in Dequeen was also reported broken into last week. 

Howard County Sheriff’s Investigator David Shelton and Nashville Police Investigator Larry Marion assisted the Dequeen Police Department and Sevier County Sheriff’s Office on 2/24/2014 with an arrest and search warrant at a residence located on Hwy. 317 in Sevier County. 

Edmond Ray Lewis w/m dob-8-18-1971 was arrested at the residence and transported to the Sevier County Jail.  The investigation is continuing by all agencies involved.

Sheriff Butch Morris