Articles Tagged with arson

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A woman in an alleged dispute with her roommates reportedly set the living room curtains on fire and walked out, leaving two females in the house who were unaware that she had done so.

30-year-old Bridget Avonelle Cozort is from Kopperston, West Virginia. She has recently been residing with two women in a home in Wyoming County.

On May 21, Cozort was reportedly told that she would need to find another place to live.

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After a Florida man was ejected from a home, he allegedly returned and caused destruction to the property, terrorized the inhabitants, and had a standoff with police for many hours.

31-year-old Paul Ezzell had recently been staying in a home in Tampa on a temporary basis.

Last Sunday night, Ezzell was reportedly asked to depart from the residence for causing problems.

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Four teenage girls from Pennsylvania who reportedly said they were “bored” allegedly destroyed a residence by starting a devastating fire.

On April 3, a duplex in the Johnstown borough of Ferndale was badly burned when a fire broke out in the home.

Upper Yoder Township police and firefighters were dispatched to the residence to contain the fire. Two of the first responders were injured and hospitalized due to smoke inhalation.

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A Florida man allegedly abruptly disrupted the start of a morning church service when he reportedly slammed his car through the doors and set the foyer ablaze using an accelerant.

Near 7:00 am last Saturday, worshippers at the Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Ocala were getting ready for the morning mass to begin when they were reportedly halted by a potentially dangerous incident.

A van reportedly smashed through the doors of the church and came to a halt, before the driver allegedly emerged from the vehicle and began to splash gasoline around the foyer of the house of worship.

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A woman accused of setting Wendy’s on fire during a protest over the death of Rashard Brooks by the hands of law enforcement was arrested at her lawyer’s office last Tuesday.

39-year-old Natalie Hanna White, reportedly a friend of Rashard Brooks who was killed by the gunfire of a police officer in the parking lot of a Wendy’s restaurant in Atlanta, was the suspect the authorities believed set fire to the establishment on June 13.

The police obtained a warrant for her arrest, and on June 23, White willingly met with officers outside of her attorney’s office building.

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A Florida landlady was arrested after she reportedly got into an argument with her tenant regarding a towel, and allegedly set fire to the structure in which the renter and her dogs inhabit.

57-year-old Robin Hamilton has woodshed at her home in Hawthorne that she reportedly rents out to a woman who has two dogs.

Throughout the day on Saturday Hamilton allegedly had a few drinks. When interacting with her tenant, the two reportedly got into a spat over a towel that Hamilton said held sentimental value for her.

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The father of a 4-year-old boy allegedly wanted to ignite the child using gasoline and a lighter in a reported attempt to rid the youngster of a demon.

Johnsonville, Pennsylvania resident Josiah James C. McIntosh has a 4-year-old son.

Last Wednesday, McIntosh was reportedly at his home with the boy with another man.

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A man from Louisiana was taken into custody after he allegedly became upset about his not receiving a COVID-19 stimulus check and set his mother’s shed on fire.

Avoyelles Parish resident Marvin Smith Jr. was reportedly in a foul mood last Friday when he learned he had not yet received his federal COVID-19 stimulus payment.

Around 1:00 pm, his allegedly hot-headed temperament reportedly caused the 51-year-old man to lash out at his mother about his frustrations.

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A Florida man who reportedly felt like he wasn’t getting the looking after that he desired from a nurse at the hospital in which he was a patient allegedly lit his bed on fire in the room he shared with another patient.

AdventHealth Hospital, previously called Florida Hospital New Smyrna, placed a call to the authorities when an alleged incident transpired in a room housing two of their patients.

The staff reportedly saw a call button light up as they overheard a man calling out loudly in a state of panic claiming that a fire was burning inside his room.

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A Tampa woman with a young child in tow was accused of collecting items in Walmart in a purported effort to cause an explosion in the store.

On the evening of January 11, Emily Stallard and a child whose relation to her has not been made public visited Walmart in Tampa and reportedly spent over 60-minutes walking through the aisles of the store collecting items.

Stallard and the child caught the eye of a security guard working in the store, and he allegedly watched as they both grabbed and opened many items including packages of nails, ethanol, and matches.

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