Local man faces alleged arson charges, fire resulted in $25,000 in damages

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East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – A local man has been arrested for arson by Baton Rouge Fire Department fire investigators.

The suspect, Milton Maloid, 38, allegedly set fire to an apartment early morning on March 30. Investigators said there were 25 residents in the apartment the night of the fire.

There is an estimated $25,000 in damages.

Maloid faces charges of Aggravated Arson and Criminal Damage to Property.

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