Three Charged with Arson related to Home Fire

| August 14, 2015


VALDOSTA — Three individuals have been arrested related to charges of arson.

On Monday, Lowndes County Sheriff’s Deputies were called to a reported fire at a Camellia Drive South address, joining members of the Lowndes County Fire Rescue team.  Once the fire was put under control, investigators discovered multiple points of origin of the fire.  They content Molotov Cocktails were thrown at the home.  However, only minor damage had been sustained as a result of the attack.

Further investigation resulted in three named suspects, who were arrested on Thursday.  They were Elizabeth Cooper, of Pinetta, Cody Allen Cooper, of Pinetta, and Daniel Graham, of a nearby Camellia Drive South address in Valdosta.

The Coopers were arrested in Madison County and are awaiting extradition to Lowndes County.  Graham was arrested in Lowndes County and is scheduled for arraignment Friday.

Lowndes County Sheriff Chris Prine stated in a release that the investigation continues, including discovering a motive.  With that, additional charges may be possible.

If anyone has further information about this case is urged to call the Criminal Investigation Division at 229.671.2950 or anonymous tips can be provided at 229.671.2985 or email at



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