BREAKING NEWS Fraternity at Purdue suspended after reported rape Full Story

Carroll Co. man arrested in South Dakota after business arson investigation

A Carroll County man is in jail following a year-long arson investigation at a business in Flora, according to Sheriff Tobe Leazeby.

Posted: Sep 11, 2018 6:45 AM

FLORA, Ind. (WLFI) — A Carroll County man is in jail following a year-long arson investigation at a business in Flora, according to Sheriff Tobe Leazeby. Todd Crider faces one felony count of arson.

According to the Sheriff's office, Crider was taken to the Carroll County Jail from South Dakota. He was arrested in the Sioux Falls area for theft at a local business there. 

Investigators believe Crider intentionally set a fire at the Lauderdale Plumbing and Heating Company in Flora in August of 2017. The business suffered extensive fire, smoke, and water damage.

After months of interviews and follow up, Sheriff Leazenby said a charge of arson was filed.

Article Comments

West Lafayette
Clear
63° wxIcon
Hi: 66° Lo: 45°
Feels Like: 63°
Kokomo
Overcast
64° wxIcon
Hi: 67° Lo: 44°
Feels Like: 64°
Rensselaer
Scattered Clouds
61° wxIcon
Hi: 61° Lo: 44°
Feels Like: 61°
Fowler
Scattered Clouds
61° wxIcon
Hi: 64° Lo: 44°
Feels Like: 61°
Williamsport
Scattered Clouds
63° wxIcon
Hi: 65° Lo: 45°
Feels Like: 63°
Crawfordsville
Broken Clouds
61° wxIcon
Hi: 65° Lo: 44°
Feels Like: 61°
Frankfort
Overcast
62° wxIcon
Hi: 64° Lo: 43°
Feels Like: 62°
Delphi
Clear
62° wxIcon
Hi: 65° Lo: 45°
Feels Like: 62°
Monticello
Clear
62° wxIcon
Hi: 65° Lo: 44°
Feels Like: 62°
Logansport
Clear
61° wxIcon
Hi: 64° Lo: 44°
Feels Like: 61°
Clearing Out This Evening
WLFI Radar
WLFI Temps
WLFI Planner

Community Events