53-year-old Rosie Bailey has been indicted on charges of setting fire to a Rockford strip mall in March.
Rockford Police said they spotted Bailey standing alone on the southeast corner of 917 School Street when, moments later, a fire began to rise in the corner of the nearby strip mall.
Officers detained Bailey and took her into custody.
Following an investigation, she was charged with Arson and Criminal Damage to Property.
Bailey is in custody at the Winnebago County Jail awaiting her arraignment on April 25th.