Suspect arrested in Olive Street Bistro fire

Caddo Correctional Center
Tuesday, November 26, 2013 - 6:30pm

Shreveport Fire Department Investigators, along with the local Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms made an arrest in regard to the September 30 blaze that destroyed the Olive Street Bistro.

Monday evening, 27 year old Carl Dollar was arrested and charged with arson. Dollar is the former manager of the popular restaurant.

Officials determined that Dollar set fire to the restaurant on purpose, without the consent of the owner. They estimate the fire did more than a $1 million in damage.

If convicted, Dollar is facing a fine of up to $15,000 and a prison sentence of 2 to 15 years.


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