Police: Woman mistakenly sets wrong car on fire

CLEARWATER, Fla. — Clearwater, Florida police said they have arrested an arsonist caught on camera setting a car on fire.

Carmen Chamblee told police she thought it belonged to her ex-boyfriend, according to WFTS-TV. But it wasn't his.

Clearwater police say they received various calls and tips after they posted video on their Facebook page.

A Pinellas County Sheriff's Office deputy spotted last week south of Clearwater.

The 19-year-old was charged with second degree arson and given a $10,000 bail.


Remember this arsonist caught on tape last weekend torching a car? She's in custody now. Thanks to all who called and wrote in with various tips. Her name is Carmen Chamblee and she has been charged with second-degree arson and will be booked in to the Pinellas County Jail. A Pinellas County Sheriff's Office deputy spotted her this morning just south of Clearwater.

Posted by Clearwater Police Department on Saturday, September 3, 2016