A 47-year-old man from Madawaska was arrested and faces felony charges for burglary and aggravated criminal mischief after the St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic church was damaged.

Madawaska Man Arrested for Damaging Church

The Madawaska Police Department said Randy Lavoie was taken into custody after suspicious activity was reported at the church.

Hundreds of Thousands Dollars of Damage

Officials said the damage to the church is in the hundreds of thousands of dollars, according to WAGM News.

Maine State Police Recovery Technicians

The Maine State Police Evidence Recovery Technicians worked with Madawaska Police at the scene.

Transported to the Aroostook County Jail

Lavoie was taken to the Aroostook County Jail where he was being held for an arraignment. More information about this investigation will be posted and updated on social media. Download the station's app for free to get breaking news alerts.

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