Man Charged With Vandalizing Church

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ALTON, IL (KPLR)– An East Alton man is charged with burglarizing and vandalizing a church.

The Madison County sheriff’s office says Jeffrey Priesmeyer II broke into the Greater Alton Church and sprayed several fire extinguishers and poured fabric softeners on the floors.

Investigators searched Priesmeyer’s home and say they found evidence linking him to the crime.