A homeless man from Oregon was ordered to serve up to six years in prison for the burglary of a Greensburg church five days before Christmas in 2020.

Timothy Lansdale, 57, pleaded guilty Monday to felony charges of burglary and for failing to register with the state police as a convicted sex offender.

Lansdale broke into the Otterbein United Methodist Church on College Avenue in the morning hours of Dec. 20, 2020, police said. The sound system was dismantled, microphones were damaged, an internet router was disconnected and electronic equipment used with the organ and keyboard was strewn about, authorities said.

According to court records, police found cigarette butts and ashes around the building. Eight gift cards and a CD player were taken.


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Source: https://triblive.com/local/westmoreland/homeless-man-pleads-guilty-to-burglary-of-greensburg-church/

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