Police: E. Texas woman under fire for throwing fire

Published: Dec. 9, 2011 at 4:35 PM CST|Updated: Dec. 9, 2011 at 6:54 PM CST
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Krystal Cook. Photo Source: Angelina County Jail.
Krystal Cook. Photo Source: Angelina County Jail.

DIBOLL, TX (KTRE) - An East Texas woman was arrested on arson charges, police say she and another person threw a bottle filled with flammable liquids into someone's home.

Diboll Police Dept. said back in August, Krystal Cook, 20, of Diboll, along with another person got a bottle and filled it with a flammable liquid, then drove to the 1500 block of Hendricks Street in Diboll.

Authorities stated, Cook drove to the residence and was waiting in the car, acting as a lookout, when the other person lit the bottle on fire and threw it through a resident's home window.

Cook was the getaway driver, she drove the other person to Lufkin, according to police.

She was arrested Thursday charged with arson. Cook was booked into the Angelina County Jail, where she is being held on a $75,000 bond.

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