Trial Date Set For Scott County Arson Suspect

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Destiny Walker

SCOTT COUNTY (KFSM) — A Scott County arson suspect pleaded not guilty to multiple charges at her arraignment hearing Tuesday (Sept. 2) and her trial dates have been set.

Destiny Walker, 26, is scheduled to appear for a jury trial on Nov. 17. She has a court date set for Oct. 7, as well as a pre-trial court date scheduled for Nov. 3.

Walker has been charged with multiple felonies:

  • three counts of arson
  • three counts of residential burglary
  • one count of criminal mischief
  • one count of endangering the welfare of a child

Walker remains behind bars after she was arrested during an arson investigation by the Scott County Sheriff’s Department. Her bond is $150,000

Sonny Girard, 24, was also arrested during the investigation and he pleaded not guilty to felony charges of arson and breaking or entering. He is also at the Scott County Jail on a $50,000 bond.

Michael Welch, 18, also arrested during the investigation, bonded out at $1,385 on Aug. 25. He was charged with misdemeanors of arson and criminal trespass.