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Man arrested for burning and urinating on Bible outside church (video)

By Mason White 12:16 PM September 1, 2014
Eric Minerault 

By: Anika Rao
(Scroll down for video) A man was arrested on charges of unlawful symbol burning after allegedly burning a Bible and urinating on it, police in Arizona said.

Prescott Police said that they arrested 22-year-old Eric Minerault, after being accused of urinating on the burned Bible outside a Church on Thursday night.

He was charged with unlawful symbol burning after the incident that unfolded at the Gospel Rescue Mission located on the 600 block of Lincoln Street.

Employees of the church notified the police about the suspect’s actions. They said that the man was burning something on the steps of the church.

Minerault admitted to investigators that he burned and urinated on the Bible. Minerault said that he was placing a curse on Christians by burning the Bible, and he called himself the “Dark Lord.”

Minerault was booked into the Yavapai County Detention Center.