NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) – Fire Marshals arrested a woman they say threatened to burn the Newport News Courthouse.
26-year-old Shavar Mitchell of Hampton appeared in court on August 27 on a petit larceny charge. As she was leaving, she was reportedly overheard making the threat. Fire Marshals arrested her the next day on a charge of threatening to burn.
Mitchell is being held at the Newport News Jail.