On January 1st,, 2020 at approximately 11:30 pm the Houma Police Department along with the Houma Fire Department responded to a residential fire in the 400 block of Richmond Avenue. Upon arrival the fire was extinguished and no injuries were reported. Further investigation revealed that the fire had been intentionally set within the home by Perry Landry 56 years old.
Landry was found to live at the address along with five other family members. Landry was taken into custody and transported to the Terrebonne Parish Criminal Justice Complex where he was booked with five counts of Aggravated Arson.