Charles Co. Woman Charged with Arson of Her Home - Southern Maryland Headline News

Charles Co. Woman Charged with Arson of Her Home


CHARLES COUNTY, Md.—Deputy State Fire Marshals served a criminal summons to a Waldorf woman on July 26 for intentionally setting multiple fires inside her home.

The incident originally occurred at approximately 3:30 a.m. on July 6. Charles County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to 2219 Newburgh Court in Waldorf to check the welfare of the resident and upon finding evidence of burned areas inside the home, made notification to the Office of the State Fire Marshal. Investigators determined Litany Marie Price, age 36, was responsible for igniting several fires throughout her and her husband’s home and extinguishing them shortly thereafter. Damage from the fires was estimated at $500. Price was transported to Civista Medical Center for evaluation.

Price has been charged with Arson 1st Degree. If convicted of the charge, she faces a penalty of up to 30 years imprisonment and/or $50,000 in fines.

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