- Associated Press - Friday, June 19, 2015

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - A woman has pleaded guilty to starting a fire that destroyed her estranged boyfriend’s home in the Augusta area.

The Augusta Chronicle reports (http://bit.ly/1RhtIby ) Jaquitta Pugh appeared Friday in Richmond County Superior Court and pleaded guilty to first-degree arson. She had been charged with staring a Sept. 29 fire that burned down the home of Christopher Harry, with whom Pugh had been in a relationship.

Judge Daniel J. Craig sentenced Pugh to serve 20 years on probation and to pay Harry $140,000 in restitution.


Information from: The Augusta Chronicle , http://www.augustachronicle.com



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