Items worth more than $1,200 were taken Thursday during a burglary at Shorewood's Luther Memorial Chapel.
More than $1,200 in property was taken Thursday during a burglary at a Shorewood church. Sometime between 3:30 and 5:30 p.m., Luther Memorial Chapel, 3833 N. Maryland Ave., was entered and $1,260 worth of property was taken, according to police. Police say a laptop, Apple iPhone, leather bag, books and a Bible were snatched from an office in the church. Church officials told police the office was locked, but police say there were no signs of forced entry. A police investigation is ongoing.
The Shorewood Historic Society is hosting a free tour of the local churches, from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday. A shuttle bus will provide transportation between locations. Admission is free.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Adam W. McCoy
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Shorewood has four historic churches, each congregation with a rich history in a building with an unique architectural style. Take in the beauty and history of each place of worship when the Shorewood Historic Society hosts a free tour of the local churches, from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday. A shuttle bus will provide transportation between locations. Walk to the nearest church or park in a convenient location to find the shuttle. Admission is free. The tour will include Kingo Lutheran Church, 1225 E. Olive St.; North Shore Presbyterian Church, 4048 N. Bartlett Ave.; Luther Memorial Chapel, 3833 N. Maryland Ave.; St. Robert Catholic Church, 2214 E. Capitol Dr. Call 964-5258 for more information or visit shorewoodhistory.org for more information.