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Pastor accused of trying to run over protester arrested

Posted at 10:54 AM, Apr 21, 2020

As we reported yesterday, the Rev. Tony Spell and a security guard for his church were named in warrants accusing them of aggravated assault in connection with an incident involving a protester.

On Tuesday, Spell was placed under arrest and taken to his parish's jail, where he will be booked on the warrant.

Here's reporting from Central City News; their reporters were there on the scene.

Here's the video, which includes interviews with Spell's attorney and his father.