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Brainerd Woman Accused Of Dousing Man With Gasoline And Threatening To Light Him On Fire

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A Brainerd woman is facing charges criminal charges after being accused of pouring gasoline on a man’s head and threatening to light him on fire.

According to the Brainerd Dispatch, 35-year-old Jerralynn Malloy was arraigned on March 4th in Crow Wing County District Court. She is facing charges of two felony counts of stalking and threatening violence, gross misdemeanor endangering a child and misdemeanor domestic assault.

Law enforcement was called on March 2nd to a physical disturbance at a Crow Wing County residence, according to the criminal complaint. Deputies arrived after getting a 911 call where a juvenile said that Malloy was attempted to kill a man in the garage.

The deputies detained Malloy and spoke with the man. He stated that he had went back to the residence to gather personal belongings, and Malloy started getting angry at him. Malloy allegedly started pushing and hitting the man in the chest and face area. Then at one point, Malloy poured gasoline on the man’s head and mentioned she was going to light the man on fire, according to the complaint.

Malloy was released from Crow Wing County jail. She cannot leave the state without a written court appeal and cannot have contact with the victims. She is due to appear in court next on May 21st.