Skip to comments.Florida Woman Sets Car on Fire at Gas Station, Claims She's God, Police Say
Posted on 04/27/2013 10:15:54 AM PDT by nickcarraway
A Florida woman is accused of intentionally setting her car on fire at a gas station and then sitting in the middle of a Daytona Beach highway, claiming to be God.
All that's left of 29-year-old Alexandra Barnes' Scion is charred remains.
"She came behind the counter and grabbed the yellow lighter and ran out the door," clerk Edna Sandrus said.
The clerk ran and then tussled with Barnes to get the lighter, police said. "I could smell gas on my hand from wrestling with her," Sandrus said. "At that point, she had already sprayed her car with gasoline."
"All the sudden, she grabbed the lighter out of her car, and hit the lighter and the car just went up. It was just lit up into flames, like 15 different barbecues going on, huge into the sky," witness Fred Kelley said.
She added, "I'm like, I got to go inside and cut off the emergency valve or we're all going to be dead."
Larry Romero saw the whole thing from the business next door.
And says his co-worker jumped into action when Barnes started screaming.
"She said her babies was in the car, so he ran back to the car -- it was actually dogs, grabbed the dogs out the car and then ran back to the street, got her because she was sitting in incoming traffic," Romero said. "She sat down in the middle of US92, wanting a car to hit her she said something about she was god."
Police say Barnes was taken to a hospital where she will likely be kept for a mental evaluation. The owner of the BP says the only damage to the station was a melted pump hose.
Is it a full moon?
No, it’s just Florida.
It sounds like a lot of frustrated and depressed Americans are thinking that if the piss poor POTUS can declare himself a god, they sure as hell can do it too. Just a thought.
Maybe they just thought it was a woman because the police had honored a request to remove some plumbing during a prior arrest.
Yes, but this one already didn’t have a penis...
Could be that or LSD or shrooms. Also, she might just have been in FL her whole life.
Do you think Micky is putting something in the water?
they do call it the magic kingdom.....
I checked there was a full moon on Thursday night.
It was probably that Tinkerbell skank...
Now, now. We all know that Zero is God. Liberals tell us so.
The lunatic is on the grass.......
(I’m getting my music on!)
OMG...I ~just~ made a PF reference on the *other* thread.
Get outta my head!!!
[how’s your kitty doing, btw]
Smiting the car with fire. Yeah, that works...
“No, its just Florida”
It gets worse the further south you go!
And the further away from the coasts.
I have every album Pink Floyd ever did on vinyl or cd and on my iPod too.
I’m really in a rock state of mind today like my tag line???
PMing you about kitteh
I have everything BOC I can get my paws on, so yeah, love it.
[it’s a scientific fact that there is nothing that cannot be improved with the addition of more cowbell]
It was a ~Scion~.
This article does not confirm if she is really god or not. Sloppy reporting.
Wait? So which one really is god? I need to know.
“What does god need with a bic lighter?” /kirk
Could possibly be both.
He *is* omnipresent and could, theoretically, be both places at once.
/we’re all going to hell now
How could someone trip over a tiny piece of paper?
Dunno but if she does, blotter up?
Smart move / S
Police say Barnes was taken to a hospital where she will likely be kept for a mental evaluation.
Also may want to check for ingested items.
You get the idea. A document from the state system outweighs any doctor.
/furiously taking notes and tearing off clothes
But if she really is god, those people are in major trouble.
I don’t want to start any blasphemous rumors...
These two should hook up, it’d be divine.
Apparently they both believe God has no, or should not have -at least-, a male appendage
I forgot about that song. I’ll go back to forgetting it. But she should do a version about these two people.
We need to get those two together for a cage match.
Is there something in the water in FL?
Guess she didn’t like the Scion.
And finally, from the Planet Metaluna ...
"Looks perfectly normal to me."
Yes, but don’t ask.
2 Gods in the news today in Florida, please do not let them mate
Just forwarded these stories to George Noory at Coast 2 Coast AM. He can say it’s got an alien connection or something
Hat tip for putting up a picture of Giorgio.
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