Two Women Charged With Arson In Washington County



Cheryl Saunders                                                                    Katherine Edwards




Both were arrested for setting fire to a mobile home.







Hagerstown, Md (KM) The Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office says two women have been arrested for intentionally setting fire to a mobile last week. Cheryl Saunders, 39, and Katherine Edwards, 66, are charged with arson for setting fire to a home at 16900 Warbler Court in Hagerstown last Tuesday evening.

Witnesses told fire investigators they saw the two women at the home, and then saw smoke and flames a short time later. The mobile home is owned by Saunders’ mother.

The Fire Marshal’s Office says Edwards was arrested on Monday by the Washington County Warrant Task Force, and is being held at the Washington County Detention Center. Saunders was apprehended by West Virginia State Police in Martinsburg Sunday evening. She is being held at the Eastern Regional Jail awaiting extradition.

The two women are charged with 1st-degree arson, 1st-degree malicious burning and destruction of property over $1,000..



By Kevin McManus