WEST MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD/FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) — A West Monroe, Louisiana lady has been arrested and charged with arson immediately after commencing a number of smaller fires when bare within of a grocery retail outlet.
In accordance to the arrest report, 37-year-aged Angela Watson was learned within a Mac’s Contemporary Marketplace as firefighters have been extinguishing the fireplace, wearing only a white butcher’s coat and nothing else.
Signals of compelled entry have been detected and at the very least 13 compact fires were being lit inside of the building. Thinking of the harm brought on by the fires, smoke, and water it is believed to be more than $1 million in damages.
Firefighters on the scene have been permitted entry to surveillance footage supplied by the store supervisor in the course of an interview. The footage demonstrates a bare girl forcefully entering the retail store and she collected numerous bottles of lighter fluid and began soaking a number of items, displays, and a clerk’s stand that held flammable liquid. She was then seen going throughout the retail outlet setting the fires with a lighter.
Watson was arrested and booked into the Ouachita Correctional Middle on one count of easy arson, three counts of straightforward prison injury to home, and one particular rely of very simple theft.