Arrest made in Thanksgiving burglary of Socorro Mission Church

Miguel Perez is accused of burglarizing La Purisima Mission Church on Thanksgiving Day, police said.

A man accused of burglarizing a church on Thanksgiving Day has been arrested.

Officers responded to the incident at the La Purisima Socorro Mission Church on Nov. 23.

Police said several items and an undisclosed amount money was stolen from the church.

With the help of the El Paso Police Department, Socorro detectives were able to identify Miguel Perez, 35, as the suspect.

He was arrested last week and booked into the El Paso County Detention Facility on a $40,000 bond.

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