Twisted Coventry firestarter behind 15 blazes in city caught torching former home
This is the shocking moment a twisted Coventry firestarter set fire to the communal area of a block of flats which could have led to catastrophic consequences.
After being evicted from her former home in Devon House, Tile Hill, Samatha Capewell sneaked back canada goose outlet jackets canada goose clearance sale in and sparked the blaze.
The serial arsonist has also been linked to FIFTEEN arsons in Coventry.
West Midlands Police officers https://www.mild-und-leise.de arrived quickly on scene to the blaze at the Whitefrars Housing premises on March 3 this year, and found Capewell hiding in a neighbouring flat.
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She was found with five cigarette lighters in her pockets and examination of covert CCTV installed at Devon House canada goose outlet parka in response to her offending showed the moment Capewell sparked canada goose outlet online the fire before walking away.
She initially denied starting the fire, but when the damning CCTV footage was released, she could no longer canada goose clearance deny it.
The 48 year old admitted breaching a civil injunction imposed in February that banned her from visiting Devon canada goose outlet canada House and the surrounding area.
She later admitted arson plus another count of arson being reckless to whether life was endangered.
PC Greg Ashfield from West Midlands Police Force CID, said: “Ms Capewell has a fixation with starting fires.
“She has been canada goose outlet store given many opportunities to address the issue and offered support but she has continued to offend.
“She has been linked canada goose outlet toronto canada goose factory to several arsons canada goose outlet reviews in and around her former home address, including torching wheelie bins. Whitefriars secured a civil order prohibiting her from going to Devon House but she repeatedly flouted that ban.
“Thankfully no one has been hurt in these arson attacks but every time she starts a fire there is potential for cheap canada goose uk it to have catastrophic consequences. The community Canada Goose Online needs protecting and her repeat offending has left the courts with little option but to impose a jail term.
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“We will continue to work with Ms Capewell canada goose canada goose outlet outlet nyc and the fire canada goose store service in the hope of getting her some help to address the underlying cause of her fire starting.”
Paula Cunningham, Safer Neighbourhoods Officer at Whitefriars Housing, said: “We take acts canada goose factory sale of anti social behaviour very seriously, especially those which threaten the lives of others. We have worked with other agencies, and been able to secure a positive outcome.”
Capewell was jailed canada goose outlet online uk for four years at Warwick Crown Court on October 20.
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