DAVENPORT, Iowa It's ten years in prison
for a woman involved in a fire at a historic
hotel in Davenport.
Melissa Elias of Victoria, Illinois, pleaded
guilty last month to drug and second-degree
She was sentenced yesterday in Scott County
Elias was helping a man cook methamphetamine
in the Blackhawk Hotel when a fire erupted in
their room last February. The fire caused heavy
damage to the eighth floor of the building.
John Heberer, address unknown, was convicted
last month of first-degree arson, possession
of explosive materials and drug possession with
intent to deliver.
His sentencing is set for October fourth.