Broken instruments, amplifiers, furniture and plants are strewn about the sanctuary after Zackary Tingle allegedly broke in to Winfield City Family Church and vandalized the building. Tingle also wrote anti-Christian messages on the wall with paint.
By Luke Brantley
WINFIELD — Winfield City Police arrested Zackary Marshall Tingle, 25, on Sunday, Aug. 21, charging him with two counts each of criminal mischief and burglary, as well as one count attempted arson.
According to Police Chief Brett Burleson, the break-in and vandalism took place early on Sunday morning, Aug. 21, around 2 a.m. at Winfield City Family Church, located on Highway 129 in Winfield.
Tingle allegedly broke in once, then came back later, which resulted in the multiple charges.