Woman Upset Over Relationship Status Sets A Cop’s House on Fire: Authorities

A woman was arrested after setting the house of a Miami police officer on fire, said Lauderhill Police.

Friday, Mar 8, 2013  |  Updated 1:23 PM EDT
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Nancy Brewer was arrested after setting the house of a Miami Police officer on fire, authorities said.

Nancy Brewer was arrested after setting the house of a Miami Police officer on fire, authorities said.

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A woman was arrested for setting the house of a Miami police officer on fire becasue she was upset about the status of their relationship, Lauderhill Police said Friday.

Nancy Brewer, 25, was charged with one count of arson for setting Sgt. Travis Lindsey’s Lauderhill house ablaze.

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Brewer was being held in Broward County jail Friday with a $50,000 bond. She didn't immediately have an attorney.

On March 6, she arrived at Lindsey's house around 5:45 a.m., and after pouring gasoline around the house, Brewer tied a cloth to the front door and set it on fire, according to the arrest report. She also set various mats in the house on fire, the report said.

Brewer then called 911 and drove to Miami police and turned herself in, saying she may have hurt an officer, the report.

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The arrest report said she provided a third party confession to another police officer.

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