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Logan Parks
Galax man convicted of mall arson

WYTHEVILLE — A Galax man has been convicted of arson for setting a fire that destroyed the abandoned Fort Chiswell Outlet Mall in April 2018.

Logan Scott Parks, 19, is one of three people from the Twin Counties charged in the incident, along with Anthony Jerome Sawyers, 26, of Woodlawn and Breanna Faith Hodge, 18, of Galax.

Parks pleaded no contest to the felony arson charge at a hearing Jan. 16 in Wythe County Circuit Court and was convicted. He faces a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison.

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