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Deputies identified and arrested Brielle Gaskins in connection with the burglary at Bell Shoals Baptist Church.
- Burglary of an Occupied Dwelling
- Petit Theft ($100 or less)
- Criminal Mischief to Place of Worship
Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is investigating a church burglary that occurred on June 25, 2017 at the Bell Shoals Baptist Church located at 2102 Bell Shoals Road in Brandon.
An unidentified female gained entry to the church by breaking a door window with a brick. Once inside, the female rummaged through several classrooms and removed miscellaneous items. One of the stolen items was a black tote bag. The bag has “The Bryan Family” written in silver Sharpie along the handle. The remainder of the stolen items are unknown at this time. The female spent approximately 15 minutes inside the church before departing through the entry point.