Appleton Man Placed On Probation For Church Burglary

7/27/17 – An Appleton man will spend three years on probation for breaking into a Mayville church. Tristan Vandeneng was sentenced this week in Dodge County court after pleading no contest in December to felony Burglary; two misdemeanors were dismissed and read into the record.  The 19-year-old used a pipe wrench to break into Christian Life Fellowship Church in November 2015 to steal cash and electronics.  It was part of an effort to build a home stereo system.  An eight year prison sentence was imposed and stayed. Vandeneng was also ordered to pay $6600 in restitution.