Stacy James George, 19, 5877 Highway 2 West, Oak Grove was booked into the West Carroll Parish Jail and charged with one count of simple arson. George is accused of setting a fire, June 29 that burned nearly 600 acres of land near the community of Kilbourne.
Bond is set at $10,000.
The charge carries a 10-year maximum sentence if convicted.
The arrest was the result of a joint investigation by the LDAF and the West Carroll Parish Sheriff’s Office.
To report a suspected arson or timber theft, call 225-925-4500.