Utica Woman Charged With Arson
Utica, NY (WIBX) – Utica Police have charged a Utica woman with arson for allegedly setting fire to her house at 15 Grant Street.
Police say 44-year old Joann Calicchia set her husband’s clothes on fire on the front yard at about 4:30 Sunday morning.
They say Calicchia then started a fire on a second-floor porch just over two hours later.
Utica Fire investigators determined the front porch was intentionally set on fire.
The fire left ten people homeless.