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Pastor Terry Jones arrested with thousands of kerosene-soaked Qurans, deputies say

Pastor Terry Jones arrested with thousands of kerosene-soaked Qurans, deputies say

Controversial Gainesville Pastor Terry Jones, known for his plans to publicly burn copies of the Muslim holy book, was arrested Wednesday with thousands of kerosene-soaked Qurans, authorities said. Jones, 61, was arrested on felony charges after a traffic stop near a pharmacy in Mulberry, a small town in Polk County, just before 5 p.m. He faces charges of unlawfully transporting fuel and openly carrying a firearm. Deputies said Jones was riding in a pickup truck that was towing a smoker and trailer filled with kerosene-soaked Qurans. He also had extra bottles of kerosene inside the truck bed. According to Jones' website, he planned to burn 2,998 Qurans in the Tampa Bay area on...

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