Decades-Old Grudge Leads to Torched Cars at Indiana Dealership


We have read of holding grudges, but what took place at an Indiana auto dealership recently has established our minds on hearth.

Fort Wayne is where 79-calendar year-previous Dewey Frederick was apparently adequately fired-up by a 1986 sale that he lit four cars and trucks across two vehicle tons owned by the O’Daniel Automotive Group ablaze.

Frederick bought a Jeep from O’Daniel way back again in the heyday of hair metal and claimed it had a terrible engine and that the supplier group hardly ever rectified the predicament. His very long-simmering grudge led to $82,800 in injury, with a 2019 Jeep Compass, 2020 Jeep Cherokee, and 2013 GMC Acadia being torched. It all started out with a street flare dropped into the Compass’s gas-filler line.

Apparently not content, Frederick drove to the other lot and dropped an additional street flare into a Pontiac Solstice, chopping the roadster’s roof to do so.

Frederick’s anger failed to just flare up right after many years on the back burner — he evidently tremendous-glued the locks on his Jeep way again in the working day.

In accordance to the Washington Write-up, Frederick was “billed Saturday with four counts of arson and now faces eight to 48 decades in prison if convicted of all 4 felonies.”

He also evidently claimed that “it was time for the chickens to return to roost”.

Frederick’s personal return to the dealership seems to have finished with him finding roasted.

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