December 28, 2010
Ting Ting Perng Jail Booking Report
South Fort Myers, Florida (The Weekly Vice) - Ting Ting Perng, a 36-year-old Florida woman was jailed Monday after she allegedly doused her boyfriend with cough syrup and then tried to set him and the Christmas tree on fire.
According to the Lee County Sheriff's Office, deputies were called to the couple's apartment after an argument between the two turned violent.
Investigators say that during an argument, Perng doused her boyfriend with water and Nyquil before attempting to set the bed on fire.
The boyfriend told deputies Perng then ran downstairs, grabbed a knife and began muttering something about setting the Christmas tree on fire.
After calling 911, the boyfriend tried to exit the home, however when he saw Perng with the knife, he fled back upstairs..
Deputies arrived to find the boyfriend drenched with cough medicine and large scratches across his chest. The bed was reportedly soaked with cough syrup and had several burn marks.
Perng claimed that her boyfriend had choked her, but she reportedly had no marks on her body. Instead, she appeared intoxicated and extremely angry, according to the arrest affidavit.
When asked about the burn marks on the bed, Perng stated that "she did not try to burn the bed. She would rather set him on fire" instead.
Perng was booked into the Lee County Jail on a misdemeanor charge of battery. She was released about 9 hours later.
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Posted by Danny Vice at 12:46:00 AM
Ting Ting Perng - Jailed After Attempting To Set Boyfriend And Christmas Tree On Fire