Hinton woman arrested on arson charge

Local - 9/20/2013 7:43 AM by Nadine Grimley
HINTON - A Summers County woman was placed behind bars after police said she set a fire in Hinton earlier this month.

Carla Merriam, 38, of Hinton, was charged with one count of first degree arson.  Merriam was accused of starting the September 14 fire on Pleasant Street. 

This arrest stemmed from a joint investigation by the state Fire Marshal's Office and the Hinton Police Department.

She remained in Southern Regional Jail Friday morning on $25,000 bond.

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