Police: Drunk man steals chalice from Dearborn church

21-year-old man accused of entering First Baptist Church, stealing gold communion chalice

Author: Dave Bartkowiak Jr. , Online News Editor, @DaveBartko, dbartkowiak@wdiv.com
Published On: Jul 22 2013 04:48:37 PM EDT   Updated On: Jul 22 2013 04:51:20 PM EDT
DEARBORN, Mich. -

Dearborn police arrested a 21-year-old man Sunday night who, they say, stole a golden communion chalice from the First Baptist Church on Nowlin Street.

Devin Labuda went into the church, stole the chalice and then was spotted apparently intoxicated at a gas station near Michigan Avenue and Mason Street, police say.

Labuda, of Dearborn, was arrested and is charged with unlawful entry.

The chalice has been returned to the church pastor.