Woman charged with arson in Jones County after camper fire

Pine Belt

JONES COUNTY, Miss. (WHLT) – Jones County deputies arrested a woman in connection to an arson case. Investigators said Jessica Sellers was arrested for allegedly setting a fifth wheel camper on fire. The incident happened on John Griffith Road in the Glade community on July 16, 2021.

“We greatly appreciate the assistance of the Mississippi State Fire Marshall’s Office in investigating the cause of the fire. The charge of arson carries up to a 20 year prison sentence if convicted,” said Jones County Sheriff’s Office Fire Investigator Sgt. J.D. Carter.

Sellers was arrested Monday afternoon. She is being held at the Jones County Adult Detention Facility until her initial appearance in Jones County Justice Court.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending Stories