Maria Anita Davis of the Dixon area has been arraigned on a charge of attempted arson

Maria Anita Davis of the Dixon area has been arraigned in Pulaski County Associate Circuit Court in Waynesville on a charge of attempted arson in the first degree.
Court documents allege that on May 13th, Davis attempted to damage an inhabitable structure on Hartford Road by attempting to start a fire when a person was present and thereby recklessly placing such a person in danger of death or serious physical injury. Davis entered a not-guilty plea and Judge Colin Long ordered her to personally appear for a counsel status hearing on May 22nd and a preliminary hearing on June 5th.