2 men arrested; several cars burglarized in church parking lot in The Woodlands

THE WOODLANDS, Texas – Montgomery County deputies arrested two men Tuesday after multiple cars were burglarized in a church parking lot in The Woodlands.

Andrew Williams, 34, and Christopher Nelms, 30, are accused of robbing several vehicles in the parking lot of Celebration Church located in the 6500 block of Research Forest Drive. Both men are charged with burglary of a motor vehicle, criminal mischief and possession of marijuana.

When deputies arrived at the church, they said five vehicles had been broken into. The owner of one of the vehicles told investigators several items were missing from his car.

Deputies were able to find Williams and Nelms using vehicle information collected from a previous case involving a string of car burglarizes that had occurred in the area over the pass few weeks.

Deputies said the vehicle and the men were found in the 2500 block of Lake Woodlands Drive in the Northshore Park neighborhood. According to deputies, the men had marijuana, items stolen from the church and several other suspected stolen goods with them. 

Montgomery County authorities said the investigation is still ongoing.