MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A woman is behind bars after allegedly setting fire to a home in Memphis.
Memphis firefighters responded to a 911 call in the 2000 block of Hubert Avenue on March 11.
According to an affidavit, smoke and fire were coming from the rear of a one-story home.
MFD extinguished the blaze began an investigation.
A witness told investigators that he and his sister, identified as Cherry Adams, 27, were smoking weed Adams said she wanted to put their dad in a retirement home.
The witness asked how she would put him in a retirement home, and Adams said she was going to get $3 worth of gas, some vodka and a beer bottle to burn the house down, the affidavit said.
Adams reportedly said, “Y’all know I’m crazy so all I will get is six months.”
Adams did not know anyone was inside the home at the time of the fire, records show.
She allegedly caused $45,000 worth of damage to her father’s home.
She is charged with Aggravated Arson.
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