Churches, golf course targeted by thieves

Police are looking for information related to a series of break-ins and larcenies that have occurred at local churches and a business over the past two weeks. More than $10,000 worth of cash, electronics, computers and small safes were taken from the organizations in Robinson, Grand Haven and Olive townships, said Lt. Mark Bennett of the Ottawa County Sheriff's Department. Thieves broke in during the late evening to early morning hours, Bennett said.
Tribune Staff
Apr 14, 2011


The churches broken into were West Olive Christian Reformed Church on First Street in West Olive, Robinson Grace Bible Church on North Cedar in Robinson Township and Lifetree Community Church on M-45 in Robinson Township, Bennett said. Thieves also entered the Pigeon Creek Golf Course on 120th Avenue in Robinson Township.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Silent Observer at 1-877-88-SILENT, or leave a tip online at

There are no suspects at this time and the incidents remain under investigation, Bennett said.


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