Facebook fight leads to 2 arrests in Pinellas - FOX 13 News

Facebook fight leads to 2 arrests in Pinellas

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A Facebook fight landed two Seminole women in jail, accused to making death threats toward a former friend before showing up outside her door, Indian Shores police said Tuesday.

It's unclear how the argument among those involved started, but it had been ongoing for about a month, according to Emily Sipos, the alleged victim. Sipos, 19, said the dispute took a frightening turn Monday when the suspects, identified by police as Valerie Delorenzo and Sabrina Perrone, used the latter's Facebook account to post jarring messages on her page.

"I've said this to them about a million times, 'leave me alone, leave my friends alone, leave my family alone, stay out of my life,'" Sipos said.

Sipos showed Fox 13 a screen capture of one of the posts, which read: 'I'll [expletive] kill you you stupid [expletive] mutt... You're [expletive] dead.'

Authorities said the Delorenzo, 19, and Perrone, 22, went further and threatened to kill Sipos' baby. Emily read one of those posts out loud.

"Go look at your baby boy one last time because after I kick in your head, I'm going to stomp on his," she read.

Investigators said less than a half an hour after those posts were made, the suspects showed up at Emily's house, and that's when she called police.

"The vulgar profanities ended up turning into threats of harm, threats of death," said Indian Shores Master Ofc. Shaun Griffin. "This escalated to a point where we really thought there was a physical threat and the intent behind those threats was carried out these suspects actually drove to the victim's house."

"You don't come to someone's house when...they're with their child and trying to change their life around and better themselves and try to tear them down because it's not right," Sipos said.

Griffin said he hopes all those involved have learned a lesson from this.

"Whether they're teenagers or adults, we want them to know there's a certain amount of aggravation you can have with each other, but you can't escalate that to a point where you're making threats of bodily harm, or killing an individual," he said.

Both suspects are charged with making death threats and possessing drug paraphernalia. Police said a judge placed them on home-confinement and ordered them to wear an ankle-monitoring bracelet.

Fox 13 News went to Perrone's house, but no one answered the door. A message left for Delorenzo was not returned.

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