2 charged in separate arson incidents


The Natchitoches Fire Department Fire Investigator, along with the Natchitoches Police Department Detectives, made two arrests recently on separate arson cases.


Navada Scott Woodall, w/m, was arrested on non-related charges in Sabine Parish with a hold placed on him for aggravated arson in Natchitoches Parish in reference to an April fire at a trailer park on Blanchard Road.  Bond was set at $ 50,000.


The second arrest was in connection with the July 5 incident in Wal-Mart on Keyser Ave.  Devon Tucker, b/m, was arrested for the igniting of a firework inside the store resulting in a fire. He also faces charges of aggravated arson. Bond was set at $50,000.

Both men remain in the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center.

This article published in the July 31, 2021, print edition