By James Eik
Staff Reporter 

Medical Lake church vandalized

Damages estimated near $50,000


James Eik

Only one small part of the damage inflicted on the church, vandals took a shovel and broke open this soda machine. Cans were strewn around the church, some of which were picked up by police.

Vandals caused the Sunday service at Lake City Assembly of God in Medical Lake to be put on hold, after doing extensive damage throughout the church and its property.

The break-in, which took place between Saturday, Jan. 12, and Sunday morning, Jan. 13, caused around $50,000 in damage to the church. Pastor Nick Hawkins said janitors arrived early Sunday to find that a large potted plant outside the building had been thrown through the front glass door.

From there, a string of garbage, glass and damage stretched throughout the church.

Hawkins said the vandals broke into a cabinet that con...

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