Woman arrested in arson incident Wednesday

A woman who allegedly set fire Wednesday to the northeast Minot apartment she shared with her husband was apprehended when she was involved in a rollover accident in Ward County later that day.

Janette A. Martin, 37, was considered a person of interest for the fire at an apartment in Northern Plains Apartments on 36th Avenue Northeast when police and firefighters at the scene discovered evidence they deemed suspicious and suggestive of arson. The complex is composed of 144 units.

After being detained and questioned by police she was arrested and charged with endangering by fire, a Class C felony.