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Ventura man arrested in church burglary

ABC7 Eyewitness News HD covering Los Angeles and Southern California.

April 26, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
A Ventura man is being held on suspicion of burglarizing a church and possessing heroin and illegal prescription drugs.Mark Wilson, 39, was arrested at College United Methodist Church Saturday after church members reported a person loitering and possibly holding church property. When Ventura police officers arrived, they found Wilson also had drugs.

Officers investigating Wilson's home several miles away recovered property belonging to the church.

Investigators believe Wilson had help from at least one other suspect.

The investigation is continuing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Ventura Police Department or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.