Woman Arrested in Church Vandalism Investigation

By April 29, 2019 April 30th, 2019 Press Releases

Columbia Police Chief W.H. ‘Skip’ Holbrook announces that officers have arrested a 33-year-old woman accused of vandalizing a downtown church.

Ronnisha Evette Yarborough was located over the weekend and is charged with Malicious Injury to a Place of Worship.

Yarborough allegedly defaced the outside of First Baptist Church located at 1306 Hampton Street with graffiti. The discovery was made at approximately 8:30 a.m. on April 14, 2019.

The spray-painted graffiti included triangles, hearts and the number 3 on walls, windows, and the sidewalk.

All persons arrested/charged are presumed innocent until or unless proven guilty in a court of law.