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Woman and Boy Charged for Arson in Mardela Springs


MARDELA SPRINGS, Md. - A Mardela Springs woman has turned herself in after setting fire to property in the front yard of a home on Quinton Rd. A 15 year-old boy also faces charges in connection with the incident.

On Friday, Oct. 31, the Hebron Fire department responded to a home on the 25000 block of Quinton Rd. There they found personal property burning in the front yard. The first arriving units were able to put the fire out within five minutes. An investigation into the cause determined Christina LL. Amedeo, 38, and a 15 year-old boy both from Mardela Springs, were responsible. The investigation also determined that articles were thrown into the house in an attempt to burn that structure as well.

Amedeo turned herself in without incident. She faces charges of Attempted 1 and 2 Malicious Burning. Amedeo could face up to 56 years in prison and or a fine of $83,500. The 15 year old boy was charged with Attempt to Burn Structure of Property and Malicious Burning. He was charged and released to the custody of a parent.

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