Arcadia First Baptist Church Victim of Graffiti

January 10, 2012 – SPARTANBURG, SC – Spartanburg County investigators are searching for clues after a church was vandalized sometime during a five day span.An incident report obtained from the Sheriff’s Office disclosed that someone spray painted a picture depicting a “red pitchfork with the word ‘Folk’ underneath” in an area of Arcadia First Baptist Church. The report further states that an obscenity word was spray painted in another area in the back of the church.

During the course of investigating the crime, which is believed to have occurred between January 4 and January 8, deputies found another obscene word spray painted on the sidewalk in the back side of the church and the letter “D” spray painted on a fence post behind the church.  A light bulb in the telephone pole outside the church was also knocked out, as well as a rear window of the church.

Members of the church started cleaning some of the graffiti off of the church following church services on Sunday.