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Woman Charged in Three Arsons of Uninhabited Dwellings

Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Keiashia Alexis Love, 23 (DOB: 01/16/1996), in connection with the arson of three separate uninhabited dwellings in Detroit. Her city of residence is unknown.

13900 Block of Eastwood Street

On June 24, 2019, the Detroit Fire Department was dispatched to an address in the 13900 block of Eastwood Street and extinguished a fire of an unoccupied single family dwelling. Investigation by the DFD determined the fire was caused by arson. It is alleged the defendant intentionally started the fire.

14200 Block of Saratoga Avenue

On August 4, 2019, the Detroit Fire Department was dispatched to an address in the 14200 block of Saratoga Avenue and extinguished a fire of an unoccupied single family dwelling. It is alleged the defendant intentionally started the fire.

14400 Block of Linnhurst Street

On August 19, 2019, the Detroit Fire Department was dispatched to an address in the 14400 block of Linnhurst Street and extinguished a fire of an unoccupied single family dwelling. It is alleged the defendant intentionally started the fire.

Investigation by the Detroit Arson Task Force led to the arrest of the defendant.

Love has been charged with three counts of Third Degree Arson and one count of Arson - Preparation to Burn Real Property.* She was arraigned this afternoon before 36th District Court Magistrate Millicent Sherman. The Probable Cause Conference is scheduled for September 19, 2019 at 8:30 a.m.; the Preliminary Examination is scheduled for September 24, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. Both hearings are before Judge Lynise Bryant in 36th District Court. The defendant received a $15,000/10% bond. Please request a photograph from the Detroit Police Department.

*The charges are allegations and defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

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