orangeleader.com (Orange, Texas)

March 9, 2013

St. Paul Episcopal Church experiences copper theft

Dawn Burleigh
The Orange Leader

ORANGE — A person recently stole 128 feet of copper rain gutters and downspouts from St. Paul Episcopal Church.

Orange Police Department officers met with a representative of the church at about 10:30 a.m. Wednesday concerning the theft.

The church, located at 1401 W. Park Ave., held it’s first meeting in 1863. It has been at it’s current location since 1943.

The church does wish to file charges and the investigation is ongoing.