Maine man accused of vandalizing NH church
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. -- A New Hampshire grand jury has indicted a Maine man who linked his blood to a 4-year-old church vandalism case.
Police were called to the historic North Church in June 2005 to investigate several stained glass windows that had been smashed. They said at the time that blood on the windows and the outline of a fist indicted they had been punched through.
Foster's Daily Democrat reports a grand jury recently handed up felony burglary and criminal mischief charges against 32-year-old Patrick Allen of Wiscasset, Maine, who is alleged to have written a message in blood on the church's communion table Allen is currently free on $5,000 personal bail.
Officials said the vandalism caused more than $26,000 damage.
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