VALDOSTA, Ga. (AP) - A student and resident assistant has been
charged with setting a series of fires in a dormitory at Valdosta
University police said 19-year-old Cherrish Amber Pickett was
booked on four counts of first-degree arson Monday afternoon.
Police said Pickett was linked to at least nine fires at
Langdale Hall between Nov. 2008 and Feb. 2.
According to a university web site, Pickett served as a resident
assistant at the dormitory.
VSU President Patrick Schloss said Pickett will no longer be
allowed on the campus.
She was being held in the Lowndes County Jail without bond.