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POLICE: Woman Charged With Firebombing Area Temple

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Florida Woman In Custody For Palm Beach County Incident.

Mei Cheung, Courtesy Palm Beach County Jail.

BY: STAFF REPORT | BocaNewsNow.com

PALM BEACH COUNTY, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Copyright © 2021 MetroDesk Media, LLC) — The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office said it arrested a woman Sunday night after she ignited multiple fire bombs at a Buddhist Temple in unincorporated Palm Beach Gardens.

From PBSO late Sunday evening:

PBSO Bomb Squad responded to St. Dak Buddhist Temple, located in the 6900 block of Donald Ross Road, unincorporated Palm Beach Gardens in reference to a possible firebombing.  Multiple items were found burning on the Temple’s grounds.  These items were determined to be improvised incendiary devices.    

The temple’s video surveillance captured a female igniting and throwing a total of four firebombs over the gate onto the temple property. The female was also seen placing a fifth lit firebomb in a mailbox on the temple grounds.  

The suspect was identified as Mei Cheung, DOB: 10/27/74 of Riviera Beach.  Mei was located, interviewed, arrested and is currently being booked into the Palm Beach County Jail to face charges of Firebombing. 

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