PRESS RELEASE From: Police Department Date: Tuesday, December 6, 2002
City of Thibodaux 1309 Canal Blvd. Thibodaux, LA 70301 985-446-7214
On December 5, 2002 detectives from the Thibodaux Police Department arrested three juveniles, charging the three with Simple Arson. On December 2, 2002 officers from the Thibodaux Police Department and the Thibodaux Volunteer Fire Department responded to a fire located at 620 Popular Street. The fire completely destroyed one structure and damaged several adjoining buildings.
A joint investigation between the Thibodaux Police Department and the State Fire Marshall’s Office developed information, which led to the arrests of the three juveniles. The three juveniles were taken into custody and were placed in the Lafourche Parish Juvenile Justice Facility awaiting a hearing before City Court Judge David Richard.