Pastor allegedly tried to reverse bus over COVID-19 protestor

Pastor allegedly tried to reverse bus over COVID-19 protestor

A Louisiana pastor faces an arrest warrant over nearly hitting a protester with a church bus over the weekend. The warrant for Pastor Tony Spell of the Life Tabernacle Church in Baton Rouge accuses him of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and improper backing of a vehicle during the Sunday incident.Separately, Spell has held large services despite an order prohibiting such gatherings.

Dust Phoxner
Dust Phoxner 1 months

I think charging him with assault goes a little to far I don't think his intent was to harm anybody he was probaly trying to move his bus and the protester was blocking him.

michael 1 months

oh look, it's the "give me your stimulus check" guy.

Judge Dredd
Judge Dredd 1 months

Good about time we started to arrest ppl who don't care about the rules. He should also be charged with commiting a terrorist act for trying to spread the virus.

Randall 1 months

Gee, that's real Christian of him. Killing people that don't fall in line is what Jesus Christ would do. Right? (sarcasm)

Mutatis 1 months

After watching the video, and assuming there is no other objective evidence, I would say an aggravated assault charge is a stretch. Though, I am speculating they are going after him due to a perceived display of 'extreme indifference' or 'recklessness', even as he clearly stopped the bus a number of feet before the activist.

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