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Man Extradited; Faces Church Burglary Charges

Posted on: 4:28 pm, September 17, 2012, by , updated on: 06:11pm, September 17, 2012

MIDDLEBURG — A man accused of burglarizing several churches in Snyder, Northumberland, and Union Counties was extradited from Florida Sunday evening and now is locked up in Snyder County Prison awaiting trial.

State police charged John Shaffer with damaging and stealing from six different churches in three different counties.  Four of the churches are located in Snyder county.

Shaffer was arraigned Monday morning then sent to county prison with a bail of $100,000.

Shaffer’s court date is scheduled for September 25.

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