LAFOURCHE PARISH, LA (WVUE) - Sheriff Craig Webre says two people were arrested for setting a residential trailer on fire while they were inside of it.
On Friday, Aug. 14, Lafourche Parish sheriff's deputies responded to the 100 block of Ledet Lane in Larose, in reference to a fire at a trailer. The fire caused substantial damage to two rooms. Deputies say they learned 27-year-old Chelsey Lee lived in the trailer, and was inside of it when the fire started. Deputies say when they questioned Lee she admitted to starting the fire on purpose.
Investigators with the Office of the State fire Marshal developed 29-year-old Skye Leblanc as a second suspect in the case. They say he was also inside the trailer when the fire started.
Lee was taken to the Lafourche Parish Detention Center and was booked with simple arson of an inhabited dwelling. Her bond was set at $50,000.
Leblanc was also booked with simple arson of an inhabited dwelling and he was found to have an active warrant for contempt of court. He was taken to the Lafourche Parish Detention center and his bond was set at $35,000.