California pastor says innocent in firebombing
VACAVILLE, Calif. (AP) -- A Northern California pastor arrested on suspicion of firebombing his ex-girlfriend's house while six people were inside says he had nothing to do with the attack.
Mark Lewis, pastor of the Fellowship Baptist Church in Vacaville, told KCRA-TV (http://bit.ly/L7G7UZ ) the three other suspects arrested in the case have falsely accused him of being involved.
Lewis was arrested on Friday, a day after the attack, on suspicion of arson on an inhabited dwelling, conspiracy and stalking. No one was hurt, although police said six people were sleeping at the home during the attack.
Lewis' ex-girlfriend, Sarah Nottingham, told KCRA that she and Lewis dated for a year, and he told her he wasn't ready to end the relationship and threatened her. She had taken out a restraining order against him.