Woman charged with arson after car fire in Waterford Township

Bethani Anetria Ellout (Oakland County Jail)

A woman is facing an arson charge after a car was torched Sunday in Waterford Township.

Bethani Anetria Ellout is accused of setting a car on fire while it was parked at 1076 Scott Lake Rd. around 9 p.m. that day.

Police said they were also investigating a car fire that happened earlier that day at 1092 Scott Lake Rd. That blaze spread to a building, and both the car and the building were destroyed. That fire remains under investigation, and Ellout was not charged in connection with it.

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Ellout was issued a $25,000 cash bond.