CONROE – The City of Conroe Fire Marshal’s Office announced this week that Jason Donald Husk pled guilty to first-degree felony Criminal Mischief for starting a fire on April 19 in his own residence, located in the 3500 block of Oak Landing.
The terms of his plea agreement include $10,000 fine + court costs + 10 years Deferred Adjudication on first-degree felony Criminal Mischief; $137,684.02 restitution to Texas Farmers Insurance Company;
BIPP (Battering Intervention Protection Program) class or similar class; and 320 community service hours (He must serve half in a burn unit of a hospital).
Husk was indicted on one count of arson by the Montgomery County Grand Jury, on May 26. The fire, reported around 12:49 p.m., resulted in fire damage to the garage, breezeway, and covered patio of the home. The interior of the home sustained minor smoke damage. Rapid response and extinguishment by City of Conroe Firefighters prevented further damages.
Several agencies participated in the investigation of this fire. Some of them include the City of Conroe Fire Marshal’s Office, the City of Conroe Police Department, and the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office.
The City of Conroe Fire Marshal’s Office is the agency with jurisdiction for investigating fires and crimes of arson occurring within the City of Conroe.