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Man arrested for Home Invasion and Arson in connection to Cape Coral house fire

Posted at 11:48 AM, Aug 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-22 11:48:16-04

The Cape Coral Police Major Crimes Unit detective have arrested LarocheSherrod Holmes Jr., from Lehigh Acres, in connection to the structure fire at 4821 Tudor Drive in Cape Coral.

Cape Coral Police officers responded to a structure fire on August 16, 2018, around 1:40 PM. It was determined that two males dressed up in white paper type clothing banged on the victim’s residence and then entered the residence. After a short time period, the males came out of the residence, ran to a vehicle, and fled the scene. A witness saw smoke coming from the inside of the victim’s residence putting the fire out.

This incident does not appear random and there is no danger to the public at large. This is currently an ongoing investigation for a possible robbery and arson. There were no reported injuries.