BCSO arrests suspect in arson case

Court documents show suspect admitted to setting mobile home on fire


SAN ANTONIO – The Bexar County Sheriff’s Office made an arrest in an arson case from last year.

Samuel Villarreal, 19, is accused of setting a mobile home on fire. It happened on the 18000 block of Leal Road.

Court documents stated Villarreal was having an affair with a married woman and admitted to setting her home on fire. The woman lived at the home with her husband and two children.

The woman told investigators Villarreal threatened her husband several times prior to setting the fire.

A neighbor said they spotted Villarreal’s car at the home moments before it started.

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