NORTH MIAMI, FLA. (WSVN) - A South Florida company has donated a sound system to a North Miami church after it was targeted by burglars.
Haitian Evangelical Baptist Church has been gifted with a new sound system thanks to Sound Media. Miami-Dade Police worked with the organization to install a brand new sound system, speakers, bass, keyboards and more.
Pastor David Eugene is grateful for the donation. “Really, I’m in awe to see this kind of expression of love to our community,” said Eugene.
“We enjoy serving the community, and this is what we do,” said Miami-Dade Police Detective Richard Adams. “I’m just fortunate enough to be in the position to give back to the community. We’re about building bridges in our community and building relationships, and what a wonderful opportunity to give back.”
Sound Media President Lennox Foster saw the burglary as an opportunity to give back to the community. “We decided that it’s something that’s good and positive, so we decided to collaborate with him,” he said.
Crooks used a brick to smash their way into the church in North Miami over the weekend.
They ransacked the building, stealing thousands of dollars worth of electronic equipment, including the instruments. “It is my prayer that they will apprehend these individuals to prevent another business or churches in the community from being victimized by these ruthless individuals,” Eugene said.
This donation comes the day after a woman donated a keyboard to the church. “When you see a need you always want to fill it,” said Holly Latch, the woman who donated the keyboard.
But while services are slowly getting back to normal, investigators are still searching for the burglars who ripped off the house of worship. If you have any information on this burglary, call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS. Remember, you can always remain anonymous, and you may be eligible for a $1,000 reward.
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