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Arsonist arrested after allegedly setting fire to vehicle, home in Baton Rouge

1 week 4 days 2 hours ago Saturday, May 14 2022 May 14, 2022 May 14, 2022 11:05 AM May 14, 2022 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - A man was arrested Friday for allegedly setting fire to a vehicle and a house last month, causing $50,000 in damages.

The Baton Rouge Fire Department said Jacob Williams, 24, was taken into custody Friday for a fire set on April 4 at a residence on Woodhill Drive.

Fire officials believe Williams set fire to a vehicle at the home, and the flames spread to scorch the home. The blaze caused $50,000 worth of damages.

Williams was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on a charge of aggravated arson. His bond is set at $70,000.

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