Dumpster fire outside Texas Attorney General’s office was arson: AG
Texas AG Ken Paxton’s office is seeking help finding the arson suspect. Video Courtesy: Texas Attorney General
AUSTIN, Texas – The Texas Attorney General’s Office says that the person responsible for setting a dumpster on fire outside its office has been arrested.
In a tweet, Ken Paxton’s office says Texas DPS arrested a 42-year-old woman.
The woman has reportedly been charged with criminal mischief equal to or greater than $25,000 but less than $30,000.
In a follow up tweet, Paxton released a statement saying the fire was determined “unintentional” by Texas DPS.
Dumpster fire near Texas AG Ken Paxton’s office
Video provided by the Texas Attorney General’s office shows a dumpster fire that the office says is an arson. It says it’s looking to identify a person of interest and anyone with information should contact AFD.
The AG’s office tweeted out videos and announced that someone had set fire to the dumpster at around 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday and they asked for the public’s help finding the suspect.
This came on the same day allegations against Paxton came to a head at the State Capitol.
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