Louisiana Man Arrested in Connection with Vehicle Fire That Spread to Occupied Home in Denham Springs
Denham Springs, Louisiana – A Louisiana man has been arrested in connection with a vehicle fire that spread to an occupied home in Denham Springs.
A man from Eunice, Louisiana has been arrested by the State Fire Marshal’s Office for allegedly setting fire to a vehicle that eventually spread to an occupied mobile home. Jeremie Brown, 45, of Eunice, Louisiana has been booked on multiple counts including Aggravated Arson, Felony Stalking, and Improper Communication.
On May 27th, Livingston Parish firefighters responded to a call about a fire in Denham Springs, Louisiana. Upon arriving at the scene, they found that the fire which had started at a vehicle had now spread to a nearby mobile home with an occupant inside. Thankfully, the woman was able to escape unharmed.
Upon investigation and witness interviews, LASFM indicated that it was determined that the fire was intentionally set and Brown who is identified as the ex-boyfriend of the vehicle owner became a suspect in this case. It was also discovered through investigating LASFM deputies that he had been harassing his ex-girlfriend since their relationship ended.
After several days of searching for him, Brown was finally taken into custody with help from St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office and Attorney General’s Office before being transferred over to Livingston Parish Jail where he remains.
An arrest is an indication that probable cause exists to believe the subject was involved in the offense alleged. All persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty.