02-21-2010, 05:45 PM #1Registered User
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TX - Official: arrests made in church fires, Tyler
TYLER, Texas – Two arrests were made early Sunday in a series of east Texas church fires that authorities believe were intentionally set, a fire official said.
Tyler fire Chief Neal Franklin declined to offer further details on the arrests. Tom Crowley, Dallas spokesman for the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, and Texas Department of Public Safety spokeswoman Tela Mange declined to comment before an afternoon news conference that was scheduled in Tyler.
Authorities believe nine east Texas church fires have been deliberately set since Jan. 1. Officials say a 10th fire, about 120 miles south of Dallas in Temple, also was arson..........."
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02-21-2010, 09:22 PM #2
2 Arrested in Texas Church Fires Case
CBS/AP) Last Updated 4:42 p.m. ET
Two arrests were made early Sunday in a series of east Texas church fires that authorities believe were intentionally set, a fire official said.
CBS Affiliate KYTX is reporting that Daniel George McAllister, 21, of Van, and Jason Robert Bourque, 19, of Lindale are being held in the Smith County jail, in connection with between 7 and 10 of the arson cases.
Both are being held on a $10 million bond.
KYTX reports Bourque is a business management student at the University of Texas at Tyler, after graduating from Van High School in 2008.
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02-21-2010, 10:27 PM #3
I was relieved that they caught these 2 perps....they'd previously released sketches for 3....I watched most of the presser today & they didn't mention the 3rd person.
Wonder if they're still looking?
Now if they'll just catch the CenTex serial rapist!!
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