Juanita Dawn Edwards, 41 of Wilkesboro was arrested on August 8th and charged with 2nd-degree arson, breaking and entering, and cruelty to animals. She allegedly set fire to the mobile home of her ex-boyfriend in the Roaring River Community.
Edwards remained in the Wilkes County Jail under $150,000 secured bond as of earlier today.
The cruelty to animals charge was filed due to animals in the dwelling at the time the fire was set according to investigators.
Photo: Wilkes County Sheriff’s Office
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