Authorities are investigating break-ins at 2 churches in the City of Echo that took place over the weekend. Several different items were reportedly stolen from both the Alliance Church and Peace Lutheran Church in Echo. Minimal damage was done to both the exterior and interior of the church buildings. Investigators say that it appears entry to the buildings was gained early Sunday morning. Anyone with information on these crimes should contact the Echo Police Department. A church in nearby Vesta was burglarized over the weekend as well, and authorities are investigating whether the crimes are connected. Information on that incident can be reported to the Redwood County Sheriff’s Office.