A Hudson Valley man is accused of burglarizing a local church.

On Friday around 1:40 p.m., City of Beacon police officers responded to the area of East Main Street and Liberty Street.

A male suspect was being followed by a caller after the caller noticed the man allegedly burglarizing the Christ United Methodist Church located at 60 Union Street in Beacon.

The male suspect was located and identified as 25-year-old Shawn N. Davis Jr., of Beacon. Following an investigation, he was charged with burglary, tampering with physical evidence, third-degree criminal mischief, all felonies, and misdemeanors for fourth-degree criminal mischief, petty larceny and criminal possession of stolen property.

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