Friday, October 12, 2012
The man stole the chalice and other items from Sts. Joachim and Ann Catholic Church in June.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Joe Scott
Friday, October 12, 2012
A man who stole a gold chalice from Sts. Ann and Joachim Catholic Church in June pleaded guilty Oct. 4 to second-degree burglary and felony stealing. Sean McDonald, 20, of the 900 block of Cottontail Lane in St. Charles County, was given a suspended sentence and five years probation. If he violates probation, McDonald can be sentenced for the burglary and theft. As a condition of his probation, McDonald must complete a court-sponsored mental health program and cannot possess or use alcohol. The chalice, gold-plated over silver, is valued at $6,000. McDonald also took money from collection boxes at Sts. Joachim and Ann, 4112 McClay Road, and a set of golf clubs from the rectory garage, according to police reports. Afterwards, McDonald …
Monday, July 2, 2012
Police said the Sts. Joachim & Ann member decided to steal the chalice and collection box money after a night of heavy drinking.
The man who turned himself in for stealing a chalice from Sts. Joachim and Ann Catholic Church was charged in St. Charles County Circuit Court Wednesday. Sean McDonald, 20, of the 900 block of Cottontail in St. Charles County, faces charges of second-degree burglary and theft. McDonald told St. Peters Police that he entered Sts. Joachim and Ann Church at 4112 McClay Road June 16 and stole cash from the collection boxes, a gold-plated over silver chalice and a set of golf clubs from the rectory garage. The chalice is valued at $6,000. McDonald told police he knew the combination to the cabinet where the chalice was kept. Police reported that McDonald is a member of the Sts. Joachim and Ann parish. He told police he decided to steal the …
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
A suspect has turned himself in after taking a $6,000 chalice from the Catholic church.
St. Peters Police have recovered a golden chalice that was stolen from Sts. Joachim and Ann Church. Sean McDonald, a 20-year-old St. Charles County resident, was arrested on Wednesday for the theft of the chalice, valued at $6,000 from the Catholic Church two weeks ago. The chalice has been recovered. (Enjoy St. Peters Patch? Like us on Facebook.) St. Charles Police found the chalice at a jewelry store in St. Charles. The owner of the store purchased the chalice without knowing it was stolen. After seeing reports that it was, in fact, a stolen item, the owner contacted St. Charles Police. St. Peters Police report that McDonald, after becoming aware that he was suspected in the theft, turned himself in to the Cottleville Fire Department…
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Police are searching for the suspect involved in taking a chalice valued at $6,000 from Sts. Joachim and Ann Church in St. Peters.
A burglar is being sought by St. Peters Police after a chalice valued at $6,000 went missing from Sts. Joachim and Ann Church in St. Peters. Along with the chalice, a set of golf clubs were mssing from the rectory garage and an unknown amount of money was taken from offering boxes, according to a report in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. The chalice was described by church officials as a solid silve goblet and covered in gold. The chalice was inscribed with: NOE ANDREAS PHILLIPPS WALDMAN/SACERDOS FACTVS DIE XXIVMAII MMVII St. Peters Police believe the burglary happened between June 13 and June 17. Anyone with information about the stolen chalice is asked to call St. Peters Police Detective David Beckman at 636-278-2244 ext. 3530.