Accomack County Sheriffs Department reports that Terrance Baines, age 37 of Melfa, was arrested July 7th on charges of Arson and Animal Cruelty.
Dorothy Payton, age 31 of Mappsville, was arrested July 6th on charges of Threat to Bomb/Burn and Drive without License. Payton was also charged with Arson and Animal Cruelty on July 7th. She is being held in the Accomack County Jail with bond denied.
Charges originated after a call from the Eastern Shore 911 Center regarding a residential fire on Coldkall Road in Horntown. Two camper trailers had burned in the of fire. It was discovered that the owner’s dog was killed in the fire.
Baines and Payton are being held in the Accomack County Jail. Bond for the two was denied.