Criminal Mischief Suspect At Vero Beach Church Identified

Vero Beach vandalism suspect arrested.
Vero Beach vandalism suspect arrested. (Photo: FILE)

VERO BEACH, Florida – Last month, the Vero Beach Police Department responded to several calls from April 9, 2017 through April 12, 2017 in reference to criminal mischief complaints at the Christ by the Sea Methodist Church.

The incidents involved vandalism at the church after large rocks were thrown through stained glass windows.

During their investigation, Vero Beach Police Detectives received information regarding a criminal mischief complaint involving a window at an Indian River County residence.

Detectives identified the suspect in the Indian River County criminal mischief case as Keith Andrew McFarlane III, age 17, of Vero Beach.

During an interview with Vero Beach Police Detectives, McFarlane acknowledged his involvement with the criminal mischief incidents at the church.

On May 2, 2017, Vero Beach Police Detectives obtained “take into custody” orders charging Keith Andrew McFarlane III with three (3) felony counts of criminal mischief to a church.

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About Andy Hodges
Andy Hodges began his career in the field of radio and TV broadcasting where he worked for about a decade. The Jupiter, Florida resident then pursued computers as they were coming to market in the late 1980's. Andy has owned a computer business, been a software programmer, and has worked as a Senior Systems Analyst/Engineer in the Information Technology sector in Atlanta. He eventually returned to Florida and made Sebastian his home in 2002.