Woman charged with trying to burn man's home, office in Raleigh

From staff reportsOctober 11, 2013 

— Police arrested a woman late Thursday on charges that she broke into a man's home and office and tried to set fire to both buildings.

According to arrest reports, police also charged Lynda Elizabeth Victor, 32, of 1402 Mahonia Court after arresting her about 11:30 p.m. on Gaston Street, a block from the office in a converted house on St. Mary’s Street across from Broughton High School.

Arrest warrants charge Victor with second-degree burglary and felony breaking and entering, two counts of attempted second-degree arson, possession of burglar’s tools, larceny and injury to personal property.

She tried to set a fire in the oven of the home on Laurel Ridge Drive, near Crabtree Creek and lit fire to a pile of paper and paper towels in the office, police charged.

They also wrote that she stole three computers and a Cisco phone from the office.

Victor was being held in lieu of $62,200 bail for a court appearance Friday on the charges.

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