Man accused of breaking into Georgia church 

11:44 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018 Crime
Hall County Sheriff’s Office
Fidel Justin Barrientos-Adams

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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