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2 accused of breaking into Jackson, MO church

(Source: Jackson Police Department/Facebook) (Source: Jackson Police Department/Facebook)
Natalie P. Owens (Source: Jackson Police Department/Facebook) Natalie P. Owens (Source: Jackson Police Department/Facebook)
Zachary J. Carpentier (Source: Jackson Police Department/Facebook) Zachary J. Carpentier (Source: Jackson Police Department/Facebook)
JACKSON, MO (KFVS) -

Two people are accused of breaking into a church in Jackson, Missouri.

Zachary J. Carpentier, 23, and Natalie P. Owens, 21, were charged with second degree burglary, second degree stealing and property damage.

Owens' bond was set at $12,500 and Carpentier's bond was set at $20,000.

According to Jackson police, they received a report of a burglary in progress at 3:50 a.m. on Dec. 16 at the First Baptist Church on South High Street.

Police say a janitorial crew reported seeing flashlights inside the the building, as well as a man inside.

The man was taken into custody.

Police say a woman who was with the man was also picked up near the church.

According to police, numerous alleged stolen items were put in backpacks that were found. The items included laptop computers and sound equipment, along with burglary tools as well.

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