Arizona man arrested for destroying Bible
Eric Minerault, 22, above, is accused of burning, then urinating on the ‘holy’ book.
Police in Prescott, Arizona, said that Minerault referred to himself as the “dark lord” after his arrest.
According to this report, the young man was arrested on suspicion of “unlawful symbol burning” outside of the Gospel Rescue Mission, said Lt Ken Morley, a Prescott police spokesman.
According to a Prescott police statement, officers were alerted of Minerault’s actions by a representative of the mission, who said a man was burning something on the steps of the mission.
Minerault admitted to burning and urinating on the Bible, Morley said.
Police say when Minerault was being questioned about his intentions, he said he was “cursing the Christians” and then referred to himself as the “dark lord”.
Minerault was booked into the Yavapai County Detention Center on a Class 1 misdemeanor.