Brazil Police Department Detective Sgt. Mark Loudermilk and Clay County Sheriff Department Chief Deputy Larry Pierce arrested James S. Dickerson, 36, of Brazil Tuesday on preliminary charges of receiving stolen property.
The Brazil Police Department and Clay County Sheriff Department had been investigating several church burglaries over the last several months. Churches included Calvary Baptist Church and Family Worship Center, a police press release said. Police believe a break-in at Hughes Auto Sales was part of the same series of robberies.
Dickerson was arrested after several items were recovered at his home. A search warrant was served Dickerson on Tuesday.