Four people who were arrested for allegedly breaking into a historic church in Litchfield early Sunday morning were ghost hunting, Meeker County Sheriff Brian Cruze said.
The four, three men and one woman all in their 20s, apparently heard stories describing the church and neighboring cemetery as haunted and decided to check it out for themselves, the Litchfield Independent Review reports.
“Alcohol played a role in their poor decision to cause damage and break in to the church,” Cruze said, according to the paper.
(Photo: Ness Church via Facebook)
Sheriff’s deputies were on their way to the church shortly before 2 a.m. Sunday because the burglar alarm had gone off, when they saw a vehicle in the area.
They pulled it over and arrested the four occupants on suspicion of breaking into and damaging the church, according to WCCO.
Sheriff’s deputies found several of the church’s windows were…
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