This week’s Crime Stoppers report involves a case of arson of the Civil Courts building in downtown Houston.

On Saturday, July 28th at approximately 3:00 a.m., a suspect or suspects intentionally started a fire in the Civil Courts building located in the 300 block of Fannin.

Evidence at the scene revealed that the window on the northeast corner of the building had been broken out and a flammable liquid had been poured onto and in the building to intentionally start the fire.

A security guard working in an adjacent parking lot heard an explosion and saw flames coming from the northeast corner of the building.

The security guard also saw a large black sport utility vehicle (possibly a Lincoln Navigator or Ford Expedition) pulling out from the northeast corner of the block onto Congress Street.

The vehicle fled the scene westbound on Congress.
Anyone with information on the identity or location of the suspect or suspects responsible for this Arson is urged to call Crime Stoppers.

Crime Stoppers will pay cash rewards of up to $5,000.00 for information that results in the arrest and charging of a suspect or suspects in any felony crime.

Call Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS / 713-222-8477. Your Identity will remain anonymous.

Tipsters may receive as much as $5,000.00 in specific felony cases where the public is deemed to be at a higher risk of being victimized.