LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - Two men were arrested in Lake Charles after allegedly throwing a homemade explosive device toward a boat parked in a yard in Westlake.
The incident happened on New Year's Day around 7:00 p.m. The CPSO received a call regarding property damage at a home on Elaine Street in Westlake.
When the authorities arrived, they were told that someone threw an explosive device toward a boat in their yard. The device landed next to the boat, then exploded.
There was no damage to the boat, and no one was injured because of the explosion.
Later, a truck was stopped in Lake Charles. The driver, 19-year old Jason Slaydon from DeRidder, was questioned. He confirmed throwing the device. Slaydon, and the passenger riding with him - 18-year old Vincent Collins of Westlake - were both arrested and booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center.