A Pike Co man and woman were arrested Wednesday, charged with burglary and arson after Police said the two allegedly set fire to a Church. According to information, Shawn Maynard and Sandra Anderson, along with two other individuals entered into the Old Regular Baptist Church on Ferguson Lane in Pike Co. and had intensions of using meth. WYMT reports say Maynard told Police he saw Anderson stacking items in the corner and smelled smoke, then seen Anderson allegedly start a fire. Maynard, along with the others, ran to Edmonds’ house up on the hill from the Church to get water and try to put out the fire, but it did not work. The building sustained smoke damage and was burned in the front right corner. Shawn Maynard and Sandra Anderson were both arrested, but there is no word on the other two individuals that were there.
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