Police: Woman Caught Stealing Copper From Church

Rocky Mount police say they caught a woman stealing copper wire from a church.

Officers were called to New Revelation Baptist Church at 529 Myrtle Avenue for a larceny in progress. The say they found 47-year-old Cassandra Mayo with several bags of cut copper, wire snips, and a box cutter.

Police investigated the scene, and say Mayo had taken the copper wire from the church.

Mayo is charged with possession of burglary tools and misdemeanor larceny. Police say she was issued a $1,000 unsecured bond.

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  • by me on Mar 5, 2011 at 11:36 AM
    It is ashame that she stole from a church and her bond was only 1000, but from the looks of it, my guess is she has a bad drug habit, which probley means she want have the $ to bond out, it just really makes me sad to know she was stealin from a church, hope she gets the help she looks like she needs.Just my opinion
  • by Anonymous on Mar 5, 2011 at 05:12 AM
    she will have to steal to pay the bond
  • by PoornPoorer Location: Everywhere on Mar 5, 2011 at 04:45 AM
    The lord works in mysterious ways.
  • by 40 on Mar 4, 2011 at 09:40 PM
    Good gawd, she's purdy.
  • by bentonmangold Location: Simpson on Mar 4, 2011 at 05:53 PM
    I was wondering where Ted Williams would turn up next.
  • by Frank Sinatra Location: Heaven on Mar 4, 2011 at 03:24 PM
    This was not stealing it was reverse tithing.
  • by Tyee Location: Hyde County on Mar 4, 2011 at 01:42 PM
    The fine was inappropriate. At the very least she should have to get it replaced unless it was just on the ground.
  • by beachbunny on Mar 4, 2011 at 01:14 PM
    laughing at Anonymous...Morgan Freeman!! She looks like she fits the crime
  • by robert on Mar 4, 2011 at 12:55 PM
  • by Anonymous on Mar 4, 2011 at 12:37 PM
    She looks like Morgan Freeman in drag!!!
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