SCSO seeks help finding arson subject

Published 9:30 am Tuesday, May 10, 2022

On Thursday, April 14th 2022, at approximately 11:30 pm, deputies responded to a reported structure fire at 148 Hollywood Park Road in Montz, LA. The residence at 148 Hollywood Park Road is believed to be the target of the arson. The residence at 146 Hollywood Park Road was also a total loss, and a portion of 150 Hollywood Park Road was damaged.
The homeowner was inside the residence at 148 Hollywood Park Road during the time of the fire. He was transported to a local area hospital and received treatment for minor injuries.
Video evidence received shows a subject fleeing from the home just after the fire started. The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with any information including citizens in the area with home surveillance or Ring camera systems are asked to review their video footage and to contact Detective Josh DeRoche with the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office at (985) 783-6807, (985) 783-1135 or jderoche@stcharlessheriff.org, if they have any information or observe any suspicious activity that may be related to the incident. Information can also be reported to the State Fire Marshal’s Office arson hotline at 1-844-954-1221 or online at lasfm.org.