Tuesday, August 08, 2006

Montura Arson Suspects Arrested

CLEWISTON, FLORIDA (August 8, 2006) -- An investigation of a
suspicious fire by the Hendry County Sheriff's Office Criminal
Investigations Division has led to the arrest of two Montura
residents. According to Sheriff Ronnie Lee, Criminal Investigator
Tiffany Arnold responded to a call at 860 Romero Street in Montura.
Upon arrival She made contact with persons known to live in the
burning mobile home. During the interviews with the residents of the
mobile home information was revealed that the fire was not accidental.

Further investigation revealed that Rollin Lee LaFollette age 19 of
860 North Romero Street in Montura and Paula Elizabeth Ferrer age 23
of 435 North Datil Street in Montura had intentionally planned to
burn the mobile home. LaFollette and Ferrer were both arrested for
arson and booked into the Hendry County Jail. Bond for Ferrer was set
at $103,500 and $130,000 for LaFollette.

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