AUSTIN, Texas – Austin police have someone in custody who they believe is responsible for setting several fires across the Barton Creek Greenbelt on Thursday afternoon.
Austin police identified that suspect as 37-year-old Daniel Alexander Daugherty.
On Friday, Daugherty was charged with nine counts of felony arson. His bond is set at $900,000, which is $100,000 for each count.
A records check showed that Daugherty in 2017 was charged with terroristic threat/interrupting a public place and terroristic threat against a public servant.