Revenge by arson

DowntownJerseyCityList

2008 11 26

REVENGE BY ‘ARSON’

Charge: Told to leave apartment, she set fire

By MICHAELANGELO CONTE; JOURNAL STAFF WRITER

After being told by her roommate to pack her bags and leave for not paying rent, a Jersey City woman instead decided to try and burn down the apartment building, officials said.

Fashima “Sash” Newson, 37, was arrested this week on charges she doused her roommate’s bed with gasoline, locked the roommate’s two pit bulls in the bathroom, closed the windows, turned on the stove, and tossed a lit candle onto the bed as she walked out, officials said….(Full Story)

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