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Former Montevallo city attorney charged with arson

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A former Montevallo city attorney who also once ran for mayor has been arrested after an alleged arson incident.

Montevallo Police believe that in the early morning hours of Oct. 5 Steven Sears attempted to burn down the pedestrian bridge located behind the high school's football field.

Police say there have been four attempts to burn the bridge in recent months. Sears is charged in the latest incident.

He tells FOX6 News that he is innocent and that he is "shocked, humiliated and disappointed" by the charge. He is currenly free on bail.

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