Teen charged with arson after string of Llano Co. fires

Teen charged with arson after string of Llano Co. fires

Credit: Llano County Jail

Teen charged with arson after string of Llano Co. fires

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by KVUE.com

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Posted on October 3, 2012 at 10:55 AM

LLANO COUNTY, Texas -- Authorities in Llano County have arrested and charged a Kingsland teenager for arson.

Dane Albert Burgess, 17, was arrested by the Llano County Sheriff's Department and the State Fire Marshall's Office Oct. 2 for setting fire to a wood pile on Wood Forrest Drive in Kingsland on Aug. 25.

Burgess was charged with arson, a second degree felony, and booked into the Llano County Jail. His bond has been set at $250,000.

Authorities say his arrest comes after an investigation into about 20 suspicious fires in the Kingsland area beginning in June. Deputies say evidence and surveillance video led them to arrest Burgess.

If you have any information on these fires you are asked to call (325) 247-5767.
 
 

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