Man Indicted On Stealing Mower From Jehovah's Witnesses
The man was sentenced to seven years after he pleaded guilty to stealing a mower from New Life Covenant Church.
A St. Peters man was indicted by a St. Charles County grand jury Friday on second-degree burglary and felony theft charges.
St. Charles County Sheriff’s detectives said the man stole a riding lawn mower, leaf blower and a trimmer April 5 from the St. Peters Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses at 1800 St. Peters Howell Road.
Jeremy Humphries, 28, of the 100 block of Park Charles Boulevard South just south of St. Peters, previously pleaded guilty to two burglaries and thefts after breaking into a maintenance shed at New Life Covenant Church, 300 Siedentop Road, on May 3 and May 16.
Police said he and Larry Jones, 42 of the 1400 block of Brittany Cove in St. Peters, stealing a lawn mower, leaf blower, a gas generator, five filled gasoline cans, a toolbox, tools and hardware.
Circuit Court Judge Daniel Pelikan sentenced Humphries June 20 to seven years in prison for the burglaries.
Jones pleaded guilty to one count of burglary and felony stealing in the New Life Covenant Church thefts. Circuit Court Judge Nancy Schneider sentenced Jones Aug. 13 to seven years in prison. He also is required to complete an institutional treatment program.
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