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Swansboro woman charged in house fire and burglary

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SWANSBORO, NC (AP) -- A Swansboro woman has been accused of
stealing guns, a guitar and fishing poles from a Stella residence
and then setting the house on fire.

The Daily News of Jacksonville reported Thursday that
42-year-old Malissa Lynn Smith has been charged by Onslow County
sheriff's deputies with second-degree arson, possession of stolen
goods, misdemeanor larceny and three counts of larceny of guns.

Authorities say Smith entered the home April 9 and took two
shotguns, a rifle, fishing poles and an acoustic guitar. The items
were valued at $1,300.

Smith was being held in the Onslow County Jail. It was unclear
whether she has an attorney.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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