Wisconsin pastor accused of burglarizing parishoners

Jon Paquette
Jon Paquette

BARRON COUNTY, Wis. (WBAY) – A western Wisconsin pastor is accused of burglarizing the homes of his parishoners.

Jon Paquette, 56, of Birchwood in Barron County, was arrested Thursday on Burglary charges.

Police say Paquette targeted the homes of church members while they were away, burglarizing them and taking prescription medications.

Police are still investigating the total number of houses that were allegedly burglarized by Paquette.

Paquette is a pastor at Trinity Lutheran Church in Birchwood.