Woman faces arson charges for allegedly setting house on fire during domestic dispute

Posted at 10:59 AM, Jun 28, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-28 11:03:46-04

NORTON SHORES, Mich. — A woman along the lakeshore is facing charges after allegedly setting her house on fire while police responded to a domestic dispute at her home on Friday.

On Monday, Carolyn Marie Grant, 65, was arraigned on third degree arson charges. According to Assistant Prosecutor of Muskegon County, Tim Maat, she faces 10 years in prison if convicted.

Police reportedly responded to Grant’s home in the 1500 block of Norwich Avenue  in Norton Shores, where she reportedly caused extensive damage after setting several small fires inside the home.

Grant does not have a criminal record and could face up to $20,000 in fines or 3 times the value of the damaged property.

Her next court appearances July 12.