They say 24 year old David P. Scott, 25 year old Jamie N. Scott, and 18 year old Ashley Hudson all face burglary, felony and misdemeanor stealing charges. Court document show that the three broke into three churches four different times, taking a total of 12 hundred dollars worth of items. Police said the break ins started in early July and continued in August. David Scott is in jail on 25 thousand dollars bond, and Jamie Scott and Ashley Hudson are no longer in jail.
According to police, the break-ins took place over a month period, starting in July.
The first burglary took place at the Church of the Nazarene in early July, with Jamie Scott and Hudson reportedly waiting outside while David Scott entered the church through a basement door.
David Scott stated he located a safe and stole checks and approximately $300, according to the probable cause statement.
Police were then called to Trinity Episcopal Church in early August. According to detectives, David and Jaime Scott as well as Hudson admitted to breaking in, but had not stolen anything.
Then on Aug. 4, police responded to First Christian Church to a report of theft.
According to the statement, David Scott admitted to entering the church through an unlocked window and let Jaime Scott and Hudson in through another door. A Dell laptop computer was reported stolen.
On Aug. 6, the Church of the Nazarene reported being burglarized again, this time a digital camera and video camera had been stolen.
According to the statement, David Scott admitted to entering the church through a basement door and letting Jaime Scott and Hudson into the building. The suspects admitted to stealing the two cameras.
David Scott is currently being held in the Adair County Detention Center on a $25,000 cash-only bond. Jaime Scott and Hudson were no longer being held as of Saturday morning.