COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ)
A woman accused of setting a fire in July 2018 pleaded guilty to lesser charges Monday.
Boone County Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Jennifer Rodewald confirmed Tammy Nevels pleaded guilty to delivery or possession of a controlled substance and fourth-degree assault.
Court documents filed in 2018 said Nevels used a lighter to set a bed on fire in a home on Mohawk Avenue after she fought about paying bills with a man who lived at the house.
A 76-year-old man and a 16-year-old were inside the home when the flames broke out, but no one was hurt.
A sentencing hearing has been scheduled for Jan. 21.