Arrest made in Tifton arson investigation

19-year-old Laurent Lollis has been charged with arson. / Tift County Sheriff's Office

The State Fire Marshal's office arrested two Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College students yesterday in connection to an arson investigation for a fire that took place at 1512 Highway 319 North in Tifton, back on August 30th.

19-year-old Taylor Allen and 19-year-old Laurent Lollis admitted to playing with fire, igniting curtains and then extinguishing the fire.

When one the fires got out of hand, the men got scared and ran away.

The two men were expected to be intoxicated at the time, and face first degree arson charges.