(COURTESY WDAM) - An Ellisville man has been arrested on aggravated assault charges for beating his former pastor with an air hose in the church parking lot just before Bible study Wednesday night.The suspect refused to turn himself in without the local media being present. Seven on your Side's Ontario Richardson was granted an exclusive interview with the man who laid hands on the pastor just before worship.
Michael Clark admits to assaulting pastor Steve Nixon of Calvary Baptist Church. Clark accused the preacher of text messaging Clark's wife. Clark said Nixon has sent what he called "inappropriate text messages" to other parisoners' wives as well, and he wanted to stop any communications before it got out of hand.