Late yesterday morning, Loveland Fire Authority responded to a house fire on 19th St. SW. The female resident of the house, Codi Armstrong, was taken into custody after an investigation. Two dogs were found dead inside and a one-year-old child was also at the residence. The child was treated by ambulance personnel as a precaution. Armstrong is a 36-year-old Loveland resident and was taken to the Larimer County Jail on charges of Arson, Child Abuse and Cruelty to Animals. The Loveland Police Department also responded.

  Press Release from Loveland PD

Date: November 30, 2017 at 11:44 am, Loveland Fire Authority responded to 641 19th St. SW in Loveland on a house fire. The Loveland Police . Armstrong is a 36-year-old (DOB 11/05/1981) Loveland resident. Codi Armstrong was taken to the Larimer County Jail on the following charges: 18-4-102 Arson Class 3 Felony 18-6-401 Child Abuse Class 2 Misdemeanor 18-9-202 Cruelty to animals Class 6 Felony

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