Pastor's Property Vandalized - Atlanta News, Weather, Traffic, and Sports | FOX 5

Pastor's Property Vandalized

Posted: Updated:
CAMDEN, N.J. -

It's becoming an unfortunate daily ritual for Pastor David King, shaking up a can of fix-a-flat and shaking his head after vandals flattened his car tires.

"It's real upsetting," he says after being hit twice in two days.

"It's like getting slapped and you cant do nothing about it. You can't hit back."

King's early-model Mercedes, his wife's minivan and his neighbor's SUV suffered paper-cut-sized slashes while parked on Saunders.

All four of King's neighbor's tires were cut in the past two days. She spent $1,300 at Firestone replacing them.

"You can't expect to spend $1,300 and think its going to be OK," she exclaimed. "It's a hit! It's a hit! I'm a homeowner and single mom, it's a hit!

Pastor King's been hit hard in the past eight-months.

FOX 29 was there in June when his Community Baptist Church was vandalized.

Only the hooks remained after copper thieves ripped off the gutters.

He also says crooks broke through stained-glass windows to burglarize the church.

If these tire slashings continue they could hinder parishioners from attending the church that's done some good work for the troubled Camden community.

"I'll pick up four people and in the morning my wife picks up three people. We don't have a church van," he said.

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • 75-Year Old Woman Hurt During Purse Snatching At South Jersey Shopping Center

    75-Year Old Woman Hurt During Purse Snatching At South Jersey Shopping Center

    Friday, August 22 2014 11:02 PM EDT2014-08-23 03:02:06 GMT
    "I'm shocked because I come here all the time and I've never had an issue ever and never felt unsafe," said Christina Polizzi of Cherry Hill. She is one of many shoppers atThe Promenade shopping Center on Route 73 in Eveshamhorrified to hear that a 75 year old woman was critically hurt from a man who snatched her purse. "That's horrible, that's horrible," said Polizzi.It happened Wednesday night around 8:30. Police say the woman was walkingwhen a man came up alongside her and violently grabbe...
    "I'm shocked because I come here all the time and I've never had an issue ever and never felt unsafe," said Christina Polizzi of Cherry Hill. She is one of many shoppers atThe Promenade shopping Center on Route 73 in Eveshamhorrified to hear that a 75 year old woman was critically hurt from a man who snatched her purse. "That's horrible, that's horrible," said Polizzi.It happened Wednesday night around 8:30. Police say the woman was walkingwhen a man came up alongside her and violently grabbe...
  • Local Military Family Behind 'Goodbye Monsters' Book, Protector

    Local Military Family Behind 'Goodbye Monsters' Book, Protector

    Friday, August 22 2014 10:00 PM EDT2014-08-23 02:00:16 GMT

    A South Jersey veteran and his wife responded to bedtime fears with a new book called "Goodbye Monsters," and it comes with a protector!

    A South Jersey veteran and his wife responded to bedtime fears with a new book called "Goodbye Monsters," and it comes with a protector!

  • Clerk Shot During Wilmington Liquor Store Robbery

    Clerk Shot During Wilmington Liquor Store Robbery

    Friday, August 22 2014 6:38 PM EDT2014-08-22 22:38:37 GMT
    A surveillance camera catches it all as two workers at Cutrona Liquors in Wilmington struggling to keep a gunman out of their North Market Street shop.
    A surveillance camera catches it all as two workers at Cutrona Liquors in Wilmington struggling to keep a gunman out of their North Market Street shop.
Powered by WorldNow

1551 Briarcliff Rd., NE
Atlanta, GA 30306

Main Number: (404) 875-5555
News Tips: (404) 898-0100

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices