Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: Suspect Detained for Stealing R$12,000 from Church

Posted on May 20, 2013 • Filed under: Brazil, Crime

Terra reported on May 20, 2013, that a 46 year-old suspect accused of stealing from the Nossa Senhora da Penha Church in São João de Meriti in the city area of Rio de Janeiro, was arrested. Two other suspects were involved; allegedly stealing R$12,000 in cash from the church. In addition, the suspects stole a cup, a medal, and numerous clocks. The 46-year old suspect had previously served time in prison for other crimes.Read Article

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