Woman arrested on arson charges after fire in Boone

Last Updated on August 22, 2023 12:35 pm

The Boone Police have announced that a Boone woman has been arrested and charged in an arson case.

On Tuesday, August 8th, the Boone Fire Department and Boone Police responded to a structure fire at 576 Queen Street.  During the investigation, it was determined a dispute had taken place prior to the fire. 

As a result of the investigation, Margaret Hawkinson, age 39, was charged with Felony First Degree Arson. Mrs. Hawkinson was arrested and is being held under a domestic violence hold.  Mrs. Hawkinson has a first appearance scheduled for September 22, 2023.  

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