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Posted on: November 3, 2014

[ARCHIVED] Frederick Woman arrested for Arson at Home

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Frederick Woman arrested for setting residence on fire.

On 11/03/2014 at approximately 1115 hours detectives from the Frederick Police Department responded to 2562 Emerson Drive for an Arson Investigation.

Through the investigation it was determined the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office was attempting to serve an eviction order on the defendant identified as Whilermine Matabishi Kahindo, DOB 12/03/1968. Prior to allowing deputy’s into the residence the defendant used several liquid incendiary devices to start several fires throughout all levels of the residence. The defendant also used an incendiary device to start a fire in the area of the fuel tank of her vehicle which was parked inside the garage at the time. Frederick County Fire and Rescue was called to the scene and all fires were extinguished expeditiously.

The suspect was transported to Frederick County Adult Detention Center without incident. This investigation is still on-going and the Frederick Police Department is asking anyone with information regarding this crime to contact Detective Shawn McKinney at 301-600-1266. Callers may remain anonymous and contact the Frederick Police Department Crime Tip Line at 301-600-TIPS. (8477)

Arrestee:
Whilermine M. Kahindo
DOB: 12/03/1968
2562 Emerson Drive
Frederick, Maryland 21701

Charges:
(1) Count of Arson First Degree
(1) Count of Arson Second Degree

Case#: 2014-086083
Investigator: Detective Shawn McKinney
Author: A/Corporal Petruzzello
301-600-4110


A/Corporal Steven Petruzzello
Criminal Investigation Division
Frederick Maryland Police Department
301-600-4110 | 240-674-7149 (preferred point of contact)

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