LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. — A woman was put in the Lee County Jail Wednesday, accused of arson involving the use of a Molotov cocktail.
22-year-old Gaelle Simeus is charged with arson, criminal mischief, and a weapons offense.
Investigators say they were called to the scene of a house fire near the intersection of 43rd St. SW and Ida Ave. S in Lehigh Acres.
They said Simeus was seen hurling a water bottle filled with combustible fuel into the building shortly before flames erupted.
Simeus remains in jail at last check. Bond was set at $100,000.