Investigators learned the man had checked into the room where it was set hours earlier, and was seen standing nearby while the blaze grew.
The Office of the State Fire Marshal said in a news release Friday that it charged the inmate, 19-year-old Haley Elizabeth Biser, with arson, malicious burning and possession of contraband after the Dec. 23 fire.
A D.C. man charged with attempting to kill his pregnant girlfriend by setting her on fire has been found not guilty on all charges by a Prince George’s County jury in the September 2017 incident.
Police believe Paul Franklin Willis, 37, started the fire around 2 a.m. on Friday at On Our Own, a center in College Park, Maryland, that helps those dealing with behavioral health problems.
One person has been charged with arson after an early Friday morning fire tore through a College Park, Maryland, building.
A Virginia man accused of beating a 71-year-old man, tying him up and setting an apartment ablaze has pleaded no contest to arson and unlawful wounding.
Sean Christopher Roth, 39, who has been with Prince George’s County Fire for 19 years, was jailed in York County, Pennsylvania, and charged with three felonies related to an arson that took place in August.
Joy Roselle Lloyd, 37, is charged with first-degree arson and reckless endangerment in connection with Tuesday’s fire at a Motel 6 in Gaithersburg, Maryland.
Police have arrested a woman and a teenager in connection to an assault that involved setting a woman on fire Sunday in Southeast D.C.
Amanda Hooker of Upper Marlboro is charged with first- and second-degree arson and first- and second-degree malicious burning.
Investigators in D.C. are searching for the person they say set a woman on fire Sunday leaving her in critical condition.
Authorities say Joseph Lester walked into the headquarters of the Petersburg Bureau of Police last week. They say a fire was set in the lobby. It was quickly extinguished.
An arsonist was caught on video setting fire to a Planned Parenthood building in California and now the FBI is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the suspect’s arrest.
A 15-year-old and 16-year-old in Ridgely, Maryland are charged with arson in connection with the destruction of the portable, plastic commode.
The pastor of a Baltimore church pleaded guilty Monday to setting fire to an apartment he rented in Southeast D.C in a scheme to collect insurance money.
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