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South side Catholic Church reports sixth burglary in four months after golf cart, lawn equipment stolen

The reverend at a south side catholic church is asking for police monitoring in the world after a golf cart and lawn equipment had been stolen.

The priest at a south side church is pleading for assist from police.

This weekend a golf cart and lawn equipment had been stolen from St. Bonaventure Catholic Church off of Palo Alto Road close to I-35.

The pastor tells KENS 5 they’ve reported six break-ins on the church the previous four months.

On Saturday morning, they discovered the lock to this trailer lower and the door open with the golf cart, a strain washer and lawn equipment lacking.

Reverend Jean-Oscar Nlandu says he’s fearful after a number of break-ins have occurred at his church.

“It’s so painful for me because the church at St. Bonaventure has become an easy target,” Rev. Nlandu mentioned.

Between the gates, locked every evening, and safety cameras across the property—they’ve tried doing what they’ll.

“It’s horrible. I have not slept for all these months because I watch until 1 o’clock but it doesn’t help”

This weekend—a weed eater, strain washer and golf cart went lacking from a trailer behind the primary sanctuary constructing.

At the north finish of the property, a locked gate was damaged into.

In two of the incidents, Rev. Nlandu says the catalytic converter from his automobile parked in a carport was stolen. Burglars additionally eliminated the catalytic converter from the automobile a parishioner loaned to Rev. Nlandu.

“Right now I have no cars, nothing at all, so the police department says they are aware of it,” he mentioned.

Rev. Nlandu needs the San Antonio Police Department to step up patrols in the world.

“it’s disappointing and frightening because we have a huge property, there’s no way we can really take care of it properly,” he mentioned.

Rev. Nlandu—whereas pissed off, needs to be forgiving to these accountable.

“It’s about moral responsibility, that’s evil, that’s not the right thing to do,” he provides.

According to the San Antonio Police Department, 16 9-1-1 calls had been positioned to SAPD. Although in every incident, no suspect description was out there.

An SAPD spokesperson tells KENS 5 that its SAFFE Unit (San Antonio Fear Free Environment) are conscious of the incidents and can be following up with the church.

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