Suspect Arrested for Arson at Lightning Game

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WHEN: April 29, 2015
WHERE: 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa
SUSPECT: Lena Sinishtaj, 05/14/1979, W/F, 43355 Cove Court, Sterling Heights, MI
DETAILS: During the Tampa Bay Lightning playoff game, the suspect held a lit lighter to the large Lightning flag as it was passed around. She relit the lighter three times in an effort the burn the flag. She was able to cause a small burn to the flag. There were approximately 200 people under the flag at the time of the offense. A Tampa Fire Rescue arson investigator assisted with the case. She was arrested and taken to booking.