Rush Hill Teen Facing Multiple Charges Including Stealing From a Church

An Audrain County man is facing multiple charges after an arrest on Sunday where he is accused of stealing in several cases.

18-year-old Wyatt James Bradley of Rush Hill is facing charges after the Audrain County Sheriff’s Office, law enforcement received multiple reports of thefts and burglaries during the past month in the Rush Hill and Laddonia areas with the majority of the thefts allegedly taking place between October 21st through October 24th.

Deputies executed a search warrant at Bradley’s residence on Saturday and found several items reported stolen.

In one case, a theft was reported at the Rush Hill Community Church.

According to the probable cause statement several items were stolen from the church including three televisions, three portable speakers, and a church van.

In a case from October 24th, Bradley allegedly stole a 2008 Pontiac Grand Prix from an Audrain County residence.

The Audrain County Sheriff’s Office posted on social media that over the next week, Sheriff’s Deputies will be in contact with crime victims to make arrangements to return property in their possession.

Please be patient as there are multiple crime victims and multiple items currently in our possession which will need to be thoroughly documented and returned via process set out by State Statutes.

He was released from the Audrain County Jail yesterday (Monday) under his own recognizance.

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