Revenge-minded teen girlfriend torches wrong car, Fla. police say

CLEARWATER, FL (WCMH) — Police say a woman in Florida torched a car that she mistakenly believed was her ex-boyfriend’s car.

Carmen Chamblee in a photo from Vinelink.
Carmen Chamblee in a photo from Vinelink.

Police initially released the video last week hoping to identify the woman caught on camera torching a car before riding away on a bicycle.

Fire investigators told media outlets that  she set a rag on fire and put it in the gas tank

On Saturday, police spotted the woman and identified her as Carmen Chamblee, 19. She was arrested and charged with second-degree arson.

According to WTSP, Chamblee allegedly told investigators that she thought the car belonged to her ex-boyfriend.

She was wrong, according to police. She is being held in the Pinellas County Jail.

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