MIDDLEPORT — Two people have been charged following two breaking and enterings at Middleport churches.
Travis Isenberg, 34, of Middleport, was arrested and charged with two counts complicity to breaking and entering (fifth degree felonies), two counts receiving stolen property (fifth degree felonies) and one count corrupting another with drugs (a second degree felony).
A 16-year-old juvenile was charged with two counts of breaking and entering.
According to a news release from Middleport Police Chief Bruce Swift, the Middleport Police Department received a call on March 7 from the Middleport Church of Christ, located at 437 Main Street, that the church had been broken into.
Middleport officers along with agents from Ohio BCI processed the crime scene for evidence. Some of the items stolen were a laptop computer, Kindle Fire and assorted hand and power tools.
The same day, Heath United Methodist Church, located at 339 South Third Street, was broken into. Some of the items stolen were a laptop computer, a Samsung phone and assorted power and hand tools.
The resulting investigation conducted by Officer Bradley resulted in the recovery of the stolen property from both churches and the filing of charges against the two individuals.
Isenberg is being held at the Meigs County Jail on a $25,000 bond.