Homeowner arrested for tampering with evidence in Bismarck house fire

BISMARCK, N.D. - Last week, police arrested the fiance of a woman whose house caught fire on South Third Street in Bismarck on arson charges. Now, police have also arrested the woman.

According to court documents the homeowner, 49-year-old Yvette Howell has been charged with tampering with evidence on a felony charge. Court records say Howell deleted phone calls and messages from her phone that showed evidence of the arson.

Howell's arrest comes almost a week after her fiancé, 36-year-old Spencer Norton was arrested for arson.

Howell is being held on a $1,000 bond.