published Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Cleveland church burglary investigation leads to a man's arrest

Cleveland Police reported that an investigation into Bowman Hills Seventh-day Adventist Church at 300 Westview Drive being burglarized and vandalized led to the arrest of a man also charged with 12 vehicle burglaries that had occurred in the same area.

Preston Custer, 24, was arrested Monday afternoon, police said.

They reported that their investigation along with surveillance video from the church led to the suspect who was identified as Custer.

Detectives Steve Ross, Matt Jenkins and Bill Parks were able to recover much of the stolen property.

Custer is being held at the Bradley County Justice Center on $70,000 bond.

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