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Ellicott City man charged with burglary of church, preschool

Wednesday - 11/30/2011, 9:46am  ET

ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (AP) - Authorities have charged an Ellicott City man with burglarizing a church and preschool and are investigating his involvement in other break-ins.

Howard County police say 46-year-old Craig Nathaniel Webster is charged with second-degree burglary, theft and attempted credit card misuse.

Police say Webster is accused in burglaries at Bethel Korean Presbyterian Church on Nov. 11 and La Petite Academy on Nov. 12 and Nov. 23. Authorities say they arrested Webster on Nov. 23 after he tried to use a credit card stolen from La Petite at a nearby drug store.

Webster being held at Howard County Detention center on $125,000 bond.

Police say they are investigating his possible involvement in the other cases.

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