SAN ANTONIO – A 41-year-old man was arrested for allegedly assaulting his partner and setting their home on fire, police confirmed.
A preliminary police report detailed that Troy J. Lanier was arrested after the incident that occurred this Thursday around 1 am in an apartment complex located at 14100 Churchill Estates Boulevard, at the height of Blanco Road.
According to the report, several officers arrived at the scene after receiving a complaint of domestic violence and were questioning the victim inside her home, when the suspect set fire to a pile of items in front of the garage.
The flames spread to the walls of the property, causing damage to the home.
Police said officers were able to capture Lanier, who faces criminal charges of battery for domestic violence and setting a fire.