State fire marshals arrest six for arsons in Oakdale. Three served as volunteer firefighters with Oakdale and Allen parish District Six Fire Departments.
They’re 18-year-old Darryl Edward Blount of Oakdale, 18-year-old Thomas Lenox Gilbert of Elizabeth, and 17-year-old Bobby Wayne Murray, 25-year-old Kenneth Jamal Sweet, 20-year-old Jeremy West and 21-year-old Johnny West, all of Oakdale.
Charges range from conspiracy to burglary to arson. Investigators say no clear motive has been found. The ex-firefighters are Gilbert, Murray, Sweet and Johnny West.
KLAX ABC 31 News 6/30/15