Tebbetts Church Vandalism Investigation Update

Callaway County Sheriff’s office investigating vandalism to a second historically black church in the county in the last 3 months.

The Oakley Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Tebbetts was vandalized between the overnight hours of January 22nd and the early-morning hours of January 23rd.

Suspects have been identified by the sheriff’s department and the church wasn’t the only target as two abandoned residences were also vandalized.

In November, the Mount Vernon Missionary Baptist Church in Holts Summit was the victim of vandalism; no word on whether the two crimes are related.