Man arrested, accused of breaking home windows of Tub’s Chocolate Church Arts Middle


Police arrested a Tub man early Sunday after he allegedly prompted hundreds of {dollars} in harm by shattering home windows on the Chocolate Church Arts Middle. 

Inside view of damaged home windows within the annex constructing of the Chocolate Church and Arts Middle. Picture contributed by Lauren O’Reilly.

Jakob R. Body, 21, faces costs of aggravated prison mischief and violating circumstances of launch, each Class C crimes punishable by as much as 5 years incarceration and a $5,000 superb.

Police had been referred to as to the world round 1:30 a.m. Sunday after callers reported “sounds of glass breaking.”

Officers heard glass shattering after they arrived and located a person “within the speedy space leaving the scene,” stated Police Chief Andrew Sales space. “Proof gathered through the investigation, together with a Okay-9 monitor by Deputy Chief Small and her Okay-9, Sampson, led officers to imagine the person was liable for the vandalism,” stated Sales space.

“We’re grateful for the close by residents who heard the glass breaking and referred to as the police. That well timed discover was in a big half the rationale why we had been capable of apprehend Body.”

Chocolate Church Arts Middle workers stated they devastated to see a lot harm finished to the annex constructing however added that the harm wouldn’t influence their scheduled performances for October.

Damaged home windows of the annex constructing connected to the Chocolate Church Arts Middle. Picture contributed by Lauren O’Reilly.

“After we got here in on Sunday and realized what occurred, we had been tremendously saddened as a result of it’s a historic constructing and is close to and pricey to us, and we’ll do every part we will to restore the harm,” stated Interim Government Director Lauren O’Reilly. “We haven’t had an insurance coverage adjustor come out but, however we might welcome any donations to assist.”

Body was taken to Two Bridges Regional Jail in Wiscasset.

This investigation is ongoing.

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