Alcohol Blamed In Mamou Arson Case
Sometimes when people drink bad things happen. We're just going to assume that this could be one of those kinds of stories. It comes from Mamou where 29-year-old Tyler Byrd has been arrested on charges of simple arson.
According to a report on KLFY TV 10, Byrd told authorities that and a friend a lit a fire next to an ATV in the garage of a home on Hebrard Road in Mamou. Byrd also admitted that he and the friend had been imbibing in alcohol when the fire was set.
Needless to say lighting a fire in the garage while under the influence did not play out well for Byrd. He told authorities that " things just got out of hand". The home on Hebrard Street did sustain some damage. Byrd was the only resident in the home at the time of the fire.