Police: Man attempts to pull minister out of pulpit, refuses to leave Lou. church

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by WHAS11

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Posted on August 5, 2013 at 6:03 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- A Louisville man faces charges Monday night, August 5, after police say he tried to pull the minister out of the pulpit at a local church.

Dante Steadmon, 32, was arrested on Sunday, Aug. 4, at the First Virginia Avenue Baptist Church.

Police say he tried to pull the minister out of the pulpit and refused to leave the church even when ordered to leave by officers.

Police say the officers used an arm bar to get Steadmon on the ground and arrested him.

He refused to stand up and walk out so police carried him off church property.

Steadmon is charged with criminal trespassing.
 

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