Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jul 28, 2023 / 12:40 pm
Police in El Paso, Texas, announced that they have arrested a man suspected of vandalizing a Catholic church in the city earlier this month.
On July 17, Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church in El Paso was broken into and vandalized. The El Paso Police Department on Thursday said in a news release that it had arrested 27-year-old El Paso resident Isaac Jordan Soto-Olivarez in connection with the incident.
The police department provided details of the crime scene to which they had responded earlier in the month.
“When officers arrived, they observed the inside of the building with holy oil poured throughout different areas of the church,” the statement said. “Officers also observed several items throughout the church including crosses that were turned upside down.”