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Tacoma woman arrested in arson of Seattle cop cars during protest

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A suspect torches a police car during May 30 protests in Seattle. Federal authorities in Seattle have now charged a 25-year-old Tacoma woman,{ }Margaret Aislinn Channon, with five counts of arson. (Photo:{ } KOMO News via Seattle Police Dept.)

KVI's John Carlson reacts to the arrest of a 25-year-old Tacoma woman, Margaret Aislinn Channon, for allegedly setting five Seattle police patrol vehicles on fire that were parked in the area of Sixth and Pine during the May 30th protests for justice for George Floyd.

U.S. Attorney Brian T. Moran said the 25-year-old was caught on multiple cameras using an accelerant lit like a blowtorch to start fires in five police vehicles.

Click the image of one of the fires above to hear John Carlson's discussion of the arson charges against Channon.

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