3 'street preachers' arrested in East Tennessee

MARYVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Three men who call themselves street preachers found themselves in trouble with the law in Maryville over the weekend.

Maryville Police say Jeremy Burt, 21, Jay Bryant, 28, and Wallace Scott Langford, 49, all of Dover, Tenn., were holding religious signs and yelling at passing cars Saturday in the median at West Broadway and West Lamar Alexander Parkway.

Police arrested and charged Burt and Bryant with disorderly conduct.

All three were cited for demonstrating without a permit.

Burt and Bryant are due in court next week.


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