Salina, KS

Now: 73 °

Currently: Fair

Hi: 101 ° | Lo: 69 °

Church Burglar Arrested

KSAL StaffFebruary 6, 2015

Salina Police make an arrest and recover a stolen safe after a traffic stop.

According to Captain Mike Sweeney, an officer on patrol stopped a car driven by 31-year-old Justin Rortina of Salina, at Ohio and Pacific on Thursday night for a broken headlight.

The officer recognized Rortina as a suspect in the Ray Avenue Baptist Church burglary from late January.

Police used a search warrant and found a stolen safe with historic church paperwork at his home at 2013 E. Gray.

Police say Rortina is now facing burglary and theft charges plus forgery for endorsing a $15 check stolen from church.

Copyright © Meridian Media, 2021. All Rights Reserved. No part of this story may be reproduced without Meridian Media’s express consent.

CATEGORIES :

RELATED POSTS

Saline County Sheriff truck

Man Arrested after Fight with 5 Officers

November 28, 2017 11:18 am

Son Arrested for Threatening Dad

November 20, 2017 11:48 am

Saline County Sheriff truck

Shirtless Burglar Caught

November 13, 2017 11:26 am



STAY IN TOUCH!

GET OUR APP!

LATEST POSTS

KWU Professors Earn Promo...
June 15, 2021Comments
Salina Student Designs Wi...
June 15, 2021Comments
Cruise Control Crash
June 15, 2021Comments
Crash Victim Dies
June 15, 2021Comments

LATEST TWEETS

Read all tweets