Christopher, IL woman arrested on arson charges

Christopher, IL woman arrested on arson charges

MOUNT VERNON, IL (KFVS) - The Mount Vernon Police Department is reporting police, members of the Mount Vernon Fire Department and Litton's Ambulance Services responded to a structure fire at the Drury Inn Hotel in Mount Vernon on Wednesday, Dec. 2.

Fire department personnel were able to put out the fire which, was located in room #603. One person was transported from the scene to a local medical facility.

Following an investigation conducted by the Mount Vernon Police Department and the Mount Vernon Fire Department, a warrant was issued for the arrest of Adriane L. Parke, 37, of Christopher, Illinois.

The warrant charged Parke with aggravated arson, arson, and criminal damage to property, with bond set at $50,000.

On Monday, Jan. 11, Parke was arrested and taken into custody by the Christopher Police Department.

Parke is currently incarcerated in the Franklin County Jail, pending transport to the Jefferson County Justice Center.

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