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DATE/ TIME OF INCIDENT:  Sunday, September 23, 2018, at 8:52am

INCIDENT:      VANDALISM AT A PLACE OF WORSHIP

LOCATION:    Desert Streams Baptist Church, 18112 Greening Street in Adelanto

SUSPECT:      Katrina Stewart, 38 years-old, of Adelanto

VICTIM:          Desert Streams Baptist Church

 

SUMMARY:

On Sunday, September 23, 2018, at 8:52am, Deputy Montenegro responded to the report of a vandalism at Desert Streams Baptist Church.

When the pastor of the church arrived in the morning, he found the words “Beware” and “Repent” written on the church doors in red lipstick.  Deputy Montenegro checked the neighborhoods surrounding the church and found additional graffiti with the same words written on several walls.  After a thorough investigation, Deputy Montenegro identified the suspect as Katrina Stewart.  Stewart was located and still in possession of the lipstick used to affix the graffiti.

Katrina Stewart was arrested and booked for vandalism at a place of worship. She was booked at High Desert Detention Center in lieu of $50,000.00 bail.  On Monday, September 24, 2018, felony charges were filed by the San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Office.

Anyone with information regarding this crime is urged to contact Deputy G. Montenegro at Victor Valley Sheriff’s Station, (760) 552-6800. Persons wishing to remain anonymous can report information to WeTip by calling 1-800-78-CRIME, or by accessing the website at www.wetip.com.

 

Refer:   Staci Parks

Station:  Victor Valley

Report #   241802522

Phone No:   760-552-6845

JOHN MCMAHON, Sheriff-Coroner

San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department