Aggravated Arson — Louisiana

Criminal Defense Attorney New Orleans

 

Elizabeth B Carpenter Law — Attorney New Orleans

 

Serving Clients in Orleans Parish, St. Tammany Parish, St. John Parish, St. James Parish, St. Bernard Parish, St. Charles Parish, Assumption Parish, Tangipahoa Parish, Terrebonne Parish, Plaquemines Parish and Jefferson Parish.

 

LOUISIANA PROPERTY CRIMES, VIOLENCE TO BUILDINGS AND OTHER PROPERTY, ARSON AND USE OF EXPLOSIVES

 

Aggravated Arson — La RS 14:51

Aggravated arson is the intentional damaging by any explosive substance or the setting fire to any structure, watercraft, or movable whereby it is foreseeable that human life might be endangered.

Whoever commits the crime of aggravated arson shall be imprisoned at hard labor for not less than 6 nor more than 20 years, and shall be fined not more than $25,000 dollars.  Two years of such imprisonment at hard labor shall be without benefit of parole, probation, or suspension of sentence.  This is a Felony!

 

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