NORTH BATTLEFORD - A woman charged with arson and arson with disregard for life in an apartment building fire didn’t get bail.
Following a show cause hearing in North Battleford court March 22, 42-year-old Naomi Jean Yellowtail was remanded in custody. She is now scheduled to appear in court on March 24 by CCTV from a correctional centre to enter a plea.
Keeanu Crookedneck, 22, was also arrested in this incident and charged with arson with disregard for life, and breach of an undertaking. He has a show cause hearing scheduled for March 30.
On Jan. 3, at approximately 1:25 a.m. the Battlefords RCMP responded to an apartment building fire on the 1400 block of 102 Street in North Battleford. When they arrived the structure was fully engulfed. Seventeen residents and six emergency responders required medical treatment.