SAN ANTONIO, TX – A jealous girlfriend was arrested by the Bexar County Sheriff's Office after she burned her man's house down this week. The girl was upset because a girl she did not know answered her boyfriend's phone. Come to find out it was his cousin.
According to the Bexar County Sheriff's Office, on Nov. 20, 2022, around 1:45 am, Bexar County Sheriff’s Office, Lytle Fire Department, and Bexar County Fire Marshal’s Office responded to an arson call in the 16000 block of Shepherd Rd.
The owner of the home reported that 23 year old Senaida Soto broke into his home and set his house on fire after she had just stolen several items from the home as well. Senaida Soto was reportedly in a romantic relationship with a family member of the home owner.
Soto had FaceTimed her boyfriend, when another woman answered his phone, who later turned out to be a relative of the boyfriend. Soto became upset that another woman answered her boyfriend’s phone, went to the boyfriend’s house, and that is when she lit the couch in the living room on fire.
While the house was on fire, video was recorded and it was shown that she lit the couch on fire that spread, causing the home to go up in flames, as well as causing over $50,000 worth of damages. Soto also reportedly texted the boyfriend while the house was on fire and said “I hope your house is okay”.
The Fire Marshall’s Office helped BCSO with the arson investigation and BCSO issued two warrants for the arrest of Senaida Soto. Soto was arrested around yesterday, around 2:30 pm, for Burglary Habitation- Force, 2nd degree felony and Arson, 1st degree felony.