A 47-year-old Hollsopple girl faces arson and associated fees in an incident throughout which police say she threatened her ex-boyfriend with a gun at his administrative center and after being faraway from the constructing set fireplace to his automobile.
Kristy Lynn Malzi, the charged suspect, ignited pages from “Wicca E-book of Spells” inserting them on the motive force aspect entrance seat of a pink 2012 Ford Focus by an open window, Cpl. Thomas Leo Owens of the Stonycreek Township Police Division in Cambria County wrote in a probable-cause affidavit.
Her ex-boyfriend informed police that Malzi practiced witchcraft and he or she had a ebook she had not too long ago recovered from the residence they shared earlier than separation, police stated.
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Malzi’s preliminary listening to was continued Wednesday to Aug. 24 at 11 a.m. earlier than Cambria County District Choose Susan Gindlesperger. She didn’t have a protection legal professional.
In line with the affidavit, on July 30, at a enterprise alongside Bedford Avenue in Johnstown, Malzi went to her ex-boyfriend’s workplace and a verbal confrontation occurred, in response to an worker who heard the arguing and went to assist his employer who had referred to as for his help.
In line with her ex-boyfriend, she threatened to kill him and her mom, police stated. He informed police Malzi grabbed a loaded .410 shotgun inside his workplace and pointed the barrel at his head.
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“He grabbed the barrel and struggled with and struggled with Malzi as she struck him a number of instances,” in response to the affidavit. He then struck her and triggered her to stumble, shedding her shoe and a mobile phone now with police, police stated.
The worker stated when he went into the workplace he noticed the 2 struggling over a firearm. He helped the proprietor to get Malzi out of the constructing and began locking the doorways to stop her from re-entering the constructing, in response to police. After she was exterior within the parking zone, the worker noticed the Ford Concentrate on fireplace. He grabbed a hearth extinguisher and put the fireplace out, in response to the affidavit.
Malzi is charged with arson, a third-degree felony; terroristic threats, a first-degree misdemeanor; and easy assault, a second-degree misdemeanor.
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A 3rd-degree felony conviction can lead to jail time as much as seven years and fines as much as $15,000. First- and second-degree misdemeanors can imply as much as 5 years for first-degree and as much as two years for second-degree.
On the time of her listening to Wednesday her bond was not modified. She has been within the Cambria County Jail in lieu of $25,000 bond since Aug. 8, in response to courtroom paperwork.