CrimeAngry girlfriend pleads guilty to setting ex-boyfriend's apartment building on fire, displacing 130 people
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A woman charged with setting her ex-boyfriend's apartment building on fire pleaded guilty this week.
Natasha Joyner of New Carrollton pleaded guilty to multiple counts of arson, malicious burning, destruction and other charges in setting a fire that displaced 130 people and caused $2.2 million in damages, Prince George's Fire Department tweeted Friday.
On September 17, around 3:30 p.m., Prince George's County firefighters responded to a fire at 5334 85th Avenue in New Carrollton and found a fire in three-story garden style apartment building. It took firefighters nearly two hours to put out the flames.
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PREVIOUS: Angry girlfriend allegedly sets fire to ex-boyfriend's apartment building, displacing 130 people
Previous reporting shows she was apparently upset with her ex-boyfriend when setting the fire.
The fire damaged four apartment buildings. Officials said no injuries were reported and at the time, ruled the fire to be “incendiary.”
Prince George's Fire Department said she was sentenced to about 25 years, plus five years of supervised probation.
Marcel Warfield, WUSA, contributed to this report.
Houston-area sex trafficker who sent women across states pleads guilty.
A Katy man who scoured social media websites to recruit women -- often under false pretenses -- to be his sex workers is awaiting a federal prison sentence. Marquis Holmes, now 28, also known as "Goldie," pleaded guilty to five crimes related to sex trafficking, U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick said Thursday. According to court documents, Holmes used force and violence in Houston and other locations across the country to compel the sex workers. His charges focus on actions from June 2015 until his arrest in March 2018. An investigation revealed Holmes prostituted two women in Houston, Austin, New Orleans, Memphis, Pittsburgh, Mississippi, Alabama and South Carolina.