Christopher Woman Behind Bars in Connection to Alleged Arson in Mt. Vernon Hotel

Benton – A Christopher woman faces arson charges related to a fire at a Mt. Vernon hotel last month. According to reports from the Mt. Vernon Police Department, a warrant was released for Adriane Parke of Christopher following an investigation into a December 2nd fire in one of the rooms at the Mt. Vernon Drury Inn. One person was hospitalized in the incident. Parke was arrested Monday and is being held in the Franklin County Jail on $50,000 bail. She will be extradited to Jefferson County to stand trial.