Alliance Man Gets 18 Years in Church Firebombing

CLEVELAND, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – The 20-year-old Alliance man accused of firebombing a church in Geauga County last March is going to a federal prison for 18 years.

Aimenn Penny was found guilty of federal arson charges in October and sentenced on Monday.

He must also pay over $10,000 for the damage done to the Community Church in Chesterland.

Penny and the extremist groups he belonged to were protesting an upcoming drag show at the church.

He reportedly continued calling for additional attacks while in jail.