Waverly Woman Charged with Arson in Barton


On January 7, 2021, at 8:20 a.m., the Tioga County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division arrested Misty M. Smith, 28, 535 E. Chemung St, Waverly, NY, for the charges of:

  • Arson in the Second Degree (C Felony),
  • Criminal Mischief in the Fourth Degree (A Misdemeanor),
  • Criminal Mischief in the Second Degree (D Felony).

The charges follow a four month long investigation of a suspicious structure fire that occurred last August, 22, at a residence on Camptown Road, Town of Barton. In the same incident, several motor vehicles were also spray-painted with profanity.

Smith was arraigned at CAP Court before Justice Anderson and was released on her own recognizance, as required by law. She is scheduled to appear at the Town of Barton Court on January 19, at 4 p.m. Investigators were assisted by the Tioga County Fire Investigation Team.