Jackson County

Woman held on arson charge

Eugenia Maria Dixon is in custody in Pascagoula today on an arson charge, Pascagoula Police Lt. Davy Davis said.

Dixon is accused of setting fire to an apartment on Milton Avenue on March 8. Firefighters, Davis said, put out the fire before it spread to other apartments.

Dixon allegedly started the fire because she was mad at the occupant. The Sun Herald updates this story in Wednesday's edition.