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Conway woman accused of setting dumpster fire

A woman from Conway was issued a summons to court for setting a dumpster fire at a residence in Lebanon. According to Lebanon Police, officers were dispatched to the 700 block of New Buffalo Road, when a man called in to say that he put trash in the dumpster, and a short time later he noticed the dumpster was on fire, and a woman was standing nearby and was laughing. An officer drove around the neighborhood and located 30-year-old Deanna Marie Johnson at Harrison and Fourth Street, and transported her to the Laclede County Jail. Johnson reportedly admitted to setting the dumpster fire but wouldn’t give a reason why. Johnson is charged with reckless burning with a court date of May 19th.


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