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Robertson Sentenced to Five Years for Attempted Arson

Robertson, 66Walter Lee Robertson, 66, was sentenced to 5 years in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice following a plea bargain Wednesday afternoon in 8th Judicial District Court. The agreement sends Robertson to prison for Attempted Arson.

In 2006, Robertson received a differed probation for second degree felony arson. According to Hopkins County Sheriff’s records Robertson had written his half-sister a letter telling her she had been talking about him and that she had better watch out. The half-sister lived in the rented house on CR 2321, the house that was burned. The house was owned by a local dairyman.

Robertson was arrested in March of 2005 for the third time arson offense. He was sentence in 2006 but violated his parole in 2008 for the first time.

Author: Staff Reporter

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