Police arrest woman in connection to North Spokane fires

SPOKANE, Wash. — Spokane Police arrested a woman on Tuesday who they suspect is connected to a string of North Spokane fires. 

Police arrested 36-year-old Stephanie Register after receiving tips from the community. 

Spokane Fire crews responded to the first fire around 2:30 a.m. on East Crown Avenue and ultimately responded to six individual fires throughout Monday morning. 

READ: Police identify person of interest in series of fires set in N. Spokane 

In a release, police said more than 20 properties were damaged overall as a result of the fires. That includes 10 U-Haul trucks, 5 cars, a garage, fence, and several garbage cans.  

Register was picked up at the STA plaza and booked into jail on one count of 2nd degree arson. 

The investigation is ongoing.