February 10, 2011 –
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. — Arson and weapons-related charges were filed Monday against four Poplar Bluff teenagers accused of throwing Molotov cocktails into a local church and then setting the church on fire when the devices didn’t work.
Robert Benjamin Rushin, 18; Andrew Storm McClure, 19; Zachary Edward Surque, 18; and Dylan W. Causbie, 17, were charged with second-degree arson and unlawful use of a weapon by Butler County Prosecuting Attorney Kevin Barbour. The teens’ bonds were set at $50,000.