Dudley woman arrested on arson, attempted murder charges


    Yolander Latham (Wayne County Sheriff's Office photo)

    A Dudley woman has been arrested and is charged with arson and attempted murder.

    Yalander Latham, 32, of 301 Camp Trailee Rd. in Dudley, was taken into custody by deputies with the Wayne County Sheriff's Office. She is being held on a $100,000 secured bond.

    Officials said she was involved in an incident on Nov. 18 where officers were called to a domestic incident. When they arrived, they found Latham banging on the doors and windows of the residence. She then left when deputies arrived. Deputies then discovered the smell of gasoline and saw a part of the residence on fire.

    The person in the residence was contacted and the fire was extinguished. Latham was later found, arrested and charged.

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