Man Drove Car Into Church, Set It Afire, Police Say

| January 12, 2012

MARYSVILLE, Ohio — A Philadelphia man accused of driving a car into his former Ohio church, setting the building on fire and watching it burn has been charged with arson.

Sheriff Jamie Patton in central Ohio's Union County says 30-year-old Stephen Beightler was arrested early Tuesday.

Patton says Beightler drove the BMW into the doors of New Horizons Baptist Church in Marysville and sat on a swing set watching the church burn to the ground. The sheriff says a friend reported the car missing.

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