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Arrest made in Hinton church break-in case

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An investigation into a break-in at the New Hope Church of the Nazarene in Hinton has lead to an arrest.

Hinton Police arrested Blaine Adkins, 33, of Hinton on Tuesday.  Adkins allegedly broke into the church located on Summers Street back on Tuesday, Aug. 27.  Police believe that Adkins stole around $800 worth of electronics and tools.  He apparently broke into the church through a basement window.

Adkins is charged with Breaking and Entering, Destruction of Property, Petit Larceny and Possession of Marijuana.  He is being held on the Southern Regional Jail.