BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) – A Beckley man is in jail after breaking into a church trying to steal items.
According to court documents, Beckley Police was dispatched to a Church on F Street in Beckley. The pastor of the church advised that a male was wearing a red sweatshirt who entered. Officers found, Marshall Lyons, hiding under a church pew.
Lyons made entry through a window in the downstairs of the church. Lyons gathered multiple food items and toiletries in a bag. Lyons blamed his actions on recent drug use.
Lyons is charged with breaking and entering and is being held in the Southern Regional Jail under a 10,000 dollar bond.