Tarentum woman accused of lighting man’s shirt on fire with natural gas on and 3 kids in the house

Tarentum police accused a lady of lighting her boyfriend’s shirt on fire whilst the fuel for a stove was turned on and 3 small children had been in the house as they argued.

Ahgist Fultz, 40, of West Sixth Avenue was charged with 3 felony counts of endangering the welfare of little ones together with reckless endangerment and legal mischief.

She was unveiled from custody after publishing a non-monetary bond, in accordance to court docket documents. She faces a preliminary listening to right before District Decide Carolyn Bengel on June 1.

Police said they responded to a report of a gentleman who called 911 saying he was on fireplace shortly soon after 3 a.m. on May perhaps 19, but he was not at the property when they arrived, according to a criminal complaint.

Fultz instructed law enforcement that her boyfriend arrived household drunk, and they started arguing. Throughout the dispute, she reported, he threw bleach at her, which stained her outfits.

She responded by pouring lighter fluid on his shirt, which was on the flooring, the prison grievance reported.

Law enforcement stated they identified the charred shirt hanging from the mirror of a automobile outside the residence and a bottle of lighter fluid was discovered in the backyard.

According to her arrest papers, police and firefighters shut the all-natural gas line off when they arrived and evacuated the household until the odor dissipated.

Law enforcement explained a 19-year-old female and a few ladies age 15, 12 and 7 have been in the property when the incident happened.

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