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Woman arrested for burning boyfriend’s clothing

Police Officer Jason Knox was flagged down on Rutherford St. at 10:45 a.m. Saturday, June 1 by Rene Parra.

He told Officer Knox that his girlfriend was burning his clothing. He entered the residence and found Elpidia Solis, age 24, had begun burning articles of clothing on the stove but then moved the fire to the back yard. She was arrested. For a listing of other incidents requiring law enforcement intervention, see the June 6 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.