Man Charged in Kirkwood Thefts and Recent Church Burglaries, Police Say

Police said Thomas Cho, a man previously charged with thefts in Kirkwood, is also now charged with stealing twice from a Town and Country church.

*The following information was supplied by court documents. It does not indicate a conviction where an arrest was made.

A man is accused of breaking into a Town and Country church two times, stealing electronics and other items.

Thomas Cho, 37, of the 2400 block of Rustic Ridge in the West Overland area of unincorporated St. Louis County, was charged March 5 with two counts each of second-degree burglary and felony stealing.

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Town and Country Police said Cho broke into Covenant Presbyterian Church at 2413 New Ballas Road between 9:30 a.m. July 22 and 3 p.m. July 24 and stole a camera lens.

Police said he also broke into the church between 6 p.m. July 17 and 8 a.m. July 18 and stole three televisions, a laptop computer and two wall mounts.

Cho also has been indicted in St. Louis County Circuit Court on two counts of felony theft for incidents on July 27 in Kirkwood. He posted 10 percent of a $5,000 bond and was released from St. Louis County jail on those charges.

Bail for the Town and Country charges was set at $15,000.

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