Police: Man sets toilet seat on fire because of 'religious reasons'

Police: Man sets toilet seat on fire because of 'religious reasons'

James Crittenden after police said he was huffing cans of Redi-wip inside a Louisville grocery store. He was arrested again Saturday after police said he set a toilet seat on fire at a Brownsboro Rd. convenience store.

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by Amy Stallings

WHAS11.com

Posted on August 7, 2012 at 11:59 AM

Updated Tuesday, Aug 7 at 6:58 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- A man recently arrested after police said he was huffing Reddi-wip in aisle of a Louisville grocery store is in trouble with the law again.

James Crittenden was arrested Saturday. According to the police report, Crittenden went in to the restroom of the Speedway on Brownsboro Road and lit one of the toilet seats on fire.

Employees at Speedway said Crittenden claimed to have set the fire because of religious reasons.
  
Police caught up with Crittenden near the Kroger next to the Speedway. Police said Crittenden's eyes were bloodshot and he smelled of alcohol. They also said he was screaming obscenities and threatened officers.

Crittenden is charged with arson, disorderly conduct and alcohol intoxication.

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