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Man, 25, Faces Felony Charges After Burglary At Area Church, Police Say

Shawn Davis Jr., 25, of Beacon
Shawn Davis Jr., 25, of Beacon Photo Credit: City of Beacon Police Department

A 25-year-old is facing multiple felony charges after allegedly burglarizing a church in Beacon, according to City of Beacon Police.

Officers responded to the area of East Main Street and Liberty Street on Friday, Feb. 15 around 1:45 p.m. A male suspect was allegedly being followed by the caller after being observed burglarizing the Christ United Methodist Church at 60 Union Street.

The male suspect was subsequently located, arrested and identified as Shawn Davis Jr. of Beacon, police said.

Davis was charged with:

  • Third-degree burglary, a Class D felony
  • Tampering with physical evidence, a Class E felony
  • Third-degree criminal mischief, a Class E felony
  • Fourth-degree criminal mischief, a Class A misdemeanor
  • Petty larceny, a Class A misdemeanor
  • Fifth-degree possession of stolen property, a Class A misdemeanor

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