Ex-Commissioner Rev. Richard Dunn's Church Robbed and Ransacked

The Miami church headed by former City of Miami commissioner Rev. Richard Dunn II was robbed and ransacked by thieves last night. The robbers cut the wires to the alarm system, took tens of thousands of dollars worth of electronics, and left the place of worship in a mess. 

Dunn served on the commission after the ouster of Michele Spence-Jones, but after Spence-Jones was cleared of criminal charges and won a suit that reinstated her back to the commission, Dunn was forced out of the District 2 seat. 

He heads the Faith Community Baptist Church located at 10401 Northwest 8th Avenue. 

Police say the church was burglarized last night. After entering the church and cutting cable, telephone and security system wires, the crooks took about half a dozen televisions, some computer monitors, other electronics, petty cash, and even a safe. 

The church was even vandalized, and a drum set was destroyed. 

"How wicked and evil can a person be?" Dunn asked WSVN.

"These are tough times and during desperate times, people do desperate things and these are the sign of the times but it is certainly sad, it's a sad commentary when there is no respect for God or his house," he told CBS Miami. "This was not directed at Richard Dunn or at the Faith Community Church, ultimately it's directed at God and his people."

Anyone with information is asked to call ll Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS.

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