Redeemer church warns of scam

Officials from Lutheran Church of Our Redeemer say someone not affiliated with their church is raising money in their name.

Church leaders received a call this week from a person who said a 15-year-old male was selling candy and saying he was raising money for the church, back in September.

Nobody from the church or its school, Redeemer Lutheran School, were selling candy.

Church officials said anyone approached to give money or buy products to support its projects may call the church at 765-453-0969 to confirm the person represents the church.

Howard County

Arrests


Tuesday, 10:30 a.m., police arrested Sean C. Murray, 24, 500 block of Elk Drive, on a charge of domestic violence battery and interfering with reporting of a crime.

Wednesday, 8:30 a.m., deputies arrested Charles M. Alexander, 48, 1200 block of East Mulberry Street, at the Howard County Courthouse, on a warrant for petition to revoke.

Wednesday, 12:55 p.m., deputies arrested Matthew Clark, 32, Greentown, at the Howard County jail, on a warrant for petition to revoke a suspended sentence.

Wednesday, 12:56 p.m., police arrested a 16-year-old male in the 1200 block of South Berkley Road on a charge of disorderly conduct.

Wednesday, 2:30 p.m., deputies arrested Jessica A. Thompson, 30, 200 block of North Elizabeth Street, at the Courthouse, on a warrant for petition to revoke.

Wednesday, 2:31 p.m., deputies arrested Bethany Cripe, 23, 1500 block of West Markland Avenue, at the Tipton County jail, on a body attachment warrant.

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