Man accused of breaking into Georgia church 

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Hall County Sheriff’s Office
Fidel Justin Barrientos-Adams
  • Story Highlights
  • Fidel Justin Barrientos-Adams allegedly broke into the Pine Crest Baptist Church on Jan. 29.
  • He did not take any items from the church.
  • He ran after he saw a surveillance camera in the church.

An 18-year-old Gainesville man faces charges in the burglary of a local church, officials said. 

Fidel Justin Barrientos-Adams was arrested Tuesday in the 2500 Block of Smith Drive in connection with the Jan. 29 incident, Hall County spokesman Lt. Scott Ware said.

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Deputies believe Barrientos-Adams unlawfully entered the Pine Crest Baptist Church on Mountain View Road with the intent to commit a theft, Ware said. Barrientos-Adams did not take any items from the church, Ware said. 

“Once inside when he saw a surveillance camera, he fled the scene,” Ware said.

He was booked into the Hall County jail on a charge of second-degree burglary and remains held without bond, Ware said.  

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