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Freak of Nomenclature, Breakfast Meat Edition

A 32-year-old woman has been ordered to stand trial on charges of arson, burglary, assault by a prisoner, interfering with an arresting officer, electronic communication harassment, and intoxication after an incident at her ex-boyfriend’s Naples, Utah, home. The woman allegedly called and texted her ex from his home, and he filed a complaint with police over the harassment, saying she did not have permission to be in his house. When an officer arrived to investigate, “I asked to come in and observed a wood stove left open with a fire burning inside and hot coals on the floor around the stove,” the officer reported. Perhaps more alarming, he also found a pound of bacon sitting on a cookie sheet on top of the kitchen stove. “I observed the burner to be on the setting ‘High’ and the bacon to be severely burned and smoking badly,” he said. She allegedly admitted setting the fires to get back at her ex. Both fires were put out, and Cameo Adawn Crispi was arrested. Her blood alcohol measured 0.346 percent. (RC/Deseret News) ...Qualifying her breath as a fire accelerant.
Original Publication Date: 21 September 2014
This story is in True’s book collections, in Volume 21.

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