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Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Woman Arrested For Gruesome Combo of Arson and Animal Cruelty

Posted By on Tue, Jun 29, 2010 at 3:45 PM

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Some combos go together naturally and joyously: Chocolate and peanut butter, Astaire and Rogers, supposedly altruistic offers of back rubs and segues into romance.

Arrests for arson and animal cruelty are not on this list -- but they are on the San Francisco Police Department's.

Yesterday, cops from Ingleside Station arrived to assist arson Inspector Jeffrey Levin, who was following up on an earlier call in the 100 block of Vienna in the Excelsior. Confronting the suspect in an arson case, they discovered the woman had also set several fires within the home she was staying in -- and possessed "the necessary elements for more fires."

They then located "a dead dog ... in the back of the residence." The poor cur died not due to fire but, apparently, neglect.

The suspect was then arrested and booked on the sad and unusual combo of arson and animal cruelty.

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Joe Eskenazi

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Joe Eskenazi was born in San Francisco, raised in the Bay Area, and attended U.C. Berkeley. He never left. "Your humble narrator" was a staff writer and columnist for SF Weekly from 2007 to 2015. He resides in the Excelsior with his wife, 4.3 miles from his birthplace and 5,474 from hers.

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