Roanoke Police Make Arson Arrest - abc27 WHTM

Roanoke Police Make Arson Arrest


Roanoke, VA – Police have charged a Roanoke woman with arson, fire officials say.

Crews responded to the 1000 block of Morehead Ave., SE to a report of an arson around 11:05 p.m. Tuesday.

The fire was quickly contained to one room of the home and put out by firefighters.

Police arrested and charged Janeal Forrest Stamper, 56, with arson.

The home was Stamper's.

Fire officials estimate the damage at around $5,000.

Stamper was transported to the Roanoke City Jail.

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