Investigators say a man arrested in a Houston fire captured on security video has claimed responsibility for more than a dozen blazes.
Harris County Jail records 25-year-old show Jacob Colby Garvin was held Wednesday on arson and criminal mischief charges. Bond is $80,000 for Garvin, who was arrested June 13.
Investigators Tuesday announced details on the blazes, including a May 1 fire at a tire shop captured on security video. Garvin also faces charges over May fires at a leasing office and a restaurant.
Nobody was hurt.
Investigators say Garvin has acknowledged setting at least 15 fires.
Online jail records did not list an attorney for Garvin. Court records show he's a registered offender after being convicted in 2007 of attempted sexual assault in Williamson County.
To comment, the following rules must be followed:
Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.
Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Questions may be sent to email@example.com. Please provide detailed information.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.