Man charged in several church burglaries

ANDREWS, SC (WCSC) - Georgetown County deputies say a 40-year-old has been arrested in connection with a string of church burglaries.

John Brady Howerton of Andrews was arrested Wednesday and charged with three counts of second degree burglary.

According to deputies, Howerton is responsible for burglaries at Bethel United Methodist Church, Six Mile Crossing Church of God, and Andrews Holiness Church. All three churches are located in Andrews.

Howerton is being held at the Georgetown County Detention Center.

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