Tag: Arson

Swedish synagogue threatened

| July 25, 2010 | 1 Comment



(JTA) — A firecracker exploded on the steps of the synagogue in Malmo, Sweden, a day after a bomb threat was taped to the building. The firecracker exploded at 3 a.m. last Friday, according to the Stockholm News. A bomb threat written on paper had been taped to the synagogue on the previous evening. It […]




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Seventh suspect arrested in church fire

| July 25, 2010 | 0 Comments



BROWN COUNTY, Ind. — Another arrest has been made in the arson of Brown County's Grandview Apostolic Church, making the seventh arrest in the case. According to a release from the Indiana State Fire Marshal's Office, Skylar C. Ping,19, was arrested. Earlier this week, Indiana State Fire Marshal's Office arrested Nathan R. Bauermeister, Jonathan K. […]




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Police: Teens Were High, Pledged To Burn ‘Satanic Church’

| July 24, 2010 | 0 Comments



NASHVILLE, Ind. — Seven teens were high on LSD when they plotted to spray paint and burn a historic Brown County church, prosecutors said Friday. Nathan Bauermeister, Jonathan Mings, Stephen Moore, Dalton Poe and Cody Watts — all 18 — along with a 17-year-old boy are accused of setting fire to the Grandview Apostolic Church […]




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St. Petersburg church fire ruled arson

| July 24, 2010 | 0 Comments



ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – A fire that charred a St. Petersburg church has been ruled arson, ABC Action News has learned. Lt. Joel Granata of St. Petersburg Fire and Rescue told reporter Don Germaise, "It's definitely arson. We're still early in the investigation, that's all I can tell you, but it looks like arson." Just […]




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4 more arrested in church arson

| July 23, 2010 | 0 Comments



Four additional arrests have been made Thursday in connection to an intentionally set fire July 14 at the Grandview Apostolic Church in Brown County. The Indiana State Fire Marshal's Office arrested Nathan R. Bauermeister, Jonathan K. Mings, Dalton J. Poe and Cody L. Watts. All four suspects are 18-year-old males and Columbus residents. They are […]




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Teens Arrested In Church Arson

| July 22, 2010 | 1 Comment



NASHVILLE, Ind. — Two teens have been arrested in connection with a fire set at a decades-old church in rural Brown County. Grandview Apostolic Church near Nashville was destroyed in an early-morning blaze last week that investigators later ruled arson. Stephen Moore, 18, of Columbus, and a 17-year-old boy were arrested Wednesday night. Moore was […]




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Former Pastor And Convicted Arsonist Arrested In Buncombe County

| July 21, 2010 | 0 Comments



ASHEVILLE, N.C. — A former Upstate pastor who escaped custody in May while serving time for setting his church on fire was arrested in Asheville. Christopher Patrick Daniels was arrested Tuesday on a second-degree trespass charge at an office trailer on Lyman Avenue belonging to Asheville Metal and Recycling. Pickens County authorities had issued a […]




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Idol case in church set on fire

| July 21, 2010 | 0 Comments



KOCHI: Miscreants on Monday late night vandalised a church at Thuthiyur, near Kakkanad, by setting a wooden idol case on fire. Police said the incident occurred at St Mary's Church and was noticed by the faithful who came to the church on Tuesday morning. Police said a team of fingerprint experts was sent to the […]




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Church fire on Reservation under investigation

| July 20, 2010 | 0 Comments



A late night fire at at a Presbyterian Church on the Tonawanda Indian Reservation may have been deliberately set, according to Tim Yaeger, emergency management coordinator for Genesee County. The fire is under investigation by the Genesee County Sheriff's Office, the Alabama Fire Department and Yaeger's office. Chief Deputy Jerome Brewster said the fire was […]




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Hateful Graffiti Discovered Near Burned Church

| July 16, 2010 | 0 Comments



NASHVILLE, Ind. — Derogatory graffiti found near the burned shell of a historic Brown County church could be linked to this week's arson. Firefighters were called to the Grandview Apostolic Church at 8349 Grandview Road just before 5 a.m. on Wednesday, and investigators from the Indiana State Fire Marshal's Office and the U.S. Bureau of […]




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Pickens churches rebound from 2006 fires

| July 13, 2010 | 0 Comments



Gone are the feelings of anger, hurt and resentment. Instead, pastors Bob Little of Galilee Baptist Church and Walter Hawkins of Dancy Baptist Church in Pickens County are preaching forgiveness for the three men who destroyed their churches and seven others in an arson spree across West Alabama four years ago. Little said he knew […]




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East Side church bomber gets 6 1/2 years in prison

| July 9, 2010 | 0 Comments



An East Side man who tried to blow up a black church in a drunken rage was sentenced Wednesday to 6½ years in federal prison by U.S. District Judge Richard J. Arcara. While alcoholism and mental illness might have figured in the crime, the actions of Richard M. Blonski cannot be excused, Arcara said. "We […]




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Santa Rosa Standoff Ends; Man Tasered After Attempting To Torch Church

| July 5, 2010 | 0 Comments



SANTA ROSA — A 22-year-old man who allegedly attempted to set fire to a church was subdued by police with a Taser stun gun and arrested on charges of arson after several hours of negotiations, according to Santa Rosa police. Police responded to reports of a burglary alarm at the Resurrection Parish at 303 Stony […]




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Belle Glade Pastor Believes Church Fire Was Arson

| July 4, 2010 | 0 Comments



BELLE GLADE, Fla. — A Belle Glade congregation is picking up the charred pieces of their church after an early morning fire on Saturday. The fire broke out at the Mount Zion AME Church on Southwest 10th Street. The pastor at the church said he doesn't think it was an accident. The church has smoke […]




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LAPD release video of suspect in LDS temple fire

| July 2, 2010 | 1 Comment



LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles police released video footage Wednesday of a man they believe tried to set fire to a temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. According to the Los Angeles Times, the video shows a man carrying a backpack of combustible material and a thermos cup walking onto the […]




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