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'Operation Holy Ghost' a Success

By WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News Staff
By news@wbbjtv.com

TIPTON COUNTY, Tenn.- "Operation Holy Ghost" was a success, according to the Tipton County Sheriff's Department.

The Halloween Night undercover operation, involved the vandalism and burglary of Trinity Church in Mason.

For decades, the church has the the subject of rumors that it is haunted, which has attracted trespassers by the dozens and vandals responsible for the thousands of dollars in damage to the historic church and its cemetery.

Halloween night deputies cited 23 people for trespassing and arrested two men, Samuel Rogers, 18, and Steven Gallagher, 46, on drug charges.

Both are no free on $10,000 bond.