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Jefferson City woman gets two-year unsupervised probation in Columbia arson case

Alruekia R. Brown-Wells.
Boone County Sheriff's Department
Alruekia R. Brown-Wells.


A Jefferson City woman has been placed on two years of unsupervised probation in connection with a Columbia arson case from April.

According to online court records, Alruekia Brown-Wells pleaded guilty to two counts of fourth-degree assault.

Brown-Wells was arrested on felony charges of first-degree arson and endangering the welfare of a child, but prosecutors amended those.

A Columbia Police officers responded around 3:20 a.m. on April 5 to the Columbia Square Apartments in the 1000 block of Claudell Lane in connection to a disturbance.

Brown-Wells was arrested at the scene.

The Columbia Fire Department responded to the scene and put out the fire. The police department said no one was hurt during the incident.

Karl Wehmhoener


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