A man and a woman used tampons in an attempt to blow up a car after they vandalized it outside a bar in Pennsylvania. Patricia Deshong, 25-years old, and Quentin Deshong, 22-years old were arrested with charges of attempted arson, two counts of felony criminal mischief and public drunkenness and Patricia Deshong is also charged with making terroristic threats and theft.
Police were called to the scene around 2:50 a.m. on January 7, 2012 outside of Hillside Tavern, 19359 Fannettsburg Road West in Pennsylvania after a report that a man and woman were vandalizing a green 2006 Ford Fusion car in the bar parking lot. Police officers noticed the hood of the Ford Fusion was up and numerous hoses were disconnected.
The Ford Fusion was in pretty bad shape. The windshield and the driver’s side window were cracked and the rear window was busted out. Police spotted blood on the front passenger seat, but it’s unknown who’s blood it is. There were dents on the body of the car. Damage to the Ford Fusion are estimate to be about $7,000.
Ashes were found by the gas cap and the oil cap and after investigating, police officers reported, “It was discovered that the gas cap was removed and tampons were used to possibly ignite the gas tank.”
The owner of the Ford Fusion, Falon Clark, 25-years old, arrived at the scene with a second driver, Gary Boogs who fled. Gary Boogs was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol. Later, he reported that Patricia Deshong had earlier thrown a beer bottle through his Ford F-150 truck’s back window.
When Patricia Deshong was arrested police officers found her in possession with a license plate and registration card that belonged to Gary Boogs Ford F-150 truck.
While at the police station, Patricia Deshong “made threats stating that she was going to f***ing kill” a trooper after her release. With those threats, she was charged with making terroristic threats on top of her other charges.
The Deshongs each posted a $25,000 bond and were released January 10, 2012, according to a representative of Franklin County Jail. Officials did not indicate any relationship between the Deshongs.