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Suspects charged in Maryus church vandalism

The Gloucester Sheriff’s Office has charged three adults and four juveniles in connection with vandalism that occurred last month at a closed church in Maryus.

The GSO said deputies responded to the vacant Church of God in the 2500 block of Maryus Road on June 16 for a trespassing in progress. Once on scene, deputies discovered that several individuals had gone inside the closed church, damaged property within and took a painting belonging to the church.

Arrest warrants were issued July 23 for three adults in connection with the incident. Shawna Marie Gwinn, 20, of Spring Branch Road in North was charged with, on or about June 16, stealing church painting of the Last Supper valued at $500 or more and belonging to Maryus Church of God.

Gwinn was also charged with the misdemeanors of trespassing on posted property, damaging property and four counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

Also, Wade Zachary Powell Webb, 18, of North River Road in Cardinal was charged w...

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