New Baptist Church vandalized
A 71-year-old man called police at 9:36 a.m. Sept. 12, to report vandalism at the New Life Baptist Church on South M-37 in Johnstown Township. The man said the back door handle was broken off by someone trying to get in. The American flag was also missing from the flagpole in the parking lot. The man said he had noticed other issues in the last two weeks, such as damaged security lights at a nearby barn and batteries that had fallen out of an exit sign. The case is inactive without any leads.