DESOTO COUNTY, Fla. ( - The owner of Hope, the dog that was set on fire in Arcadia, has been arrested.

Larry Wallace, 66, is being held at the DeSoto County Jail. He was arrested Monday. Wallace is charged with arson and animal cruelty.

Investigators say on March 20, Wallace doused his dog in kerosene and lit her on fire.

Photo Credit (BluePearl Veterinary Partners)

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