NFL: Dallas Cowboys football on 105.3 The Fan | CHI vs DAL Preview | Dallas Cowboys News | NFL Scoreboard | NFL Power Rankings | Live Pregame on 105.3 The Fan | FOOTBALL CONTESTS: Pro Football Challenge | Knockout Pool | *Listen to Texas Rangers on 1080 KRLD

Fort Worth Man Jailed For Torching Wife’s Car

FORT WORTH (AP) – A North Texas felon has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for torching his estranged wife’s car.

A judge in Fort Worth sentenced Roy Robertson Mallard Jr. Jurors earlier convicted the Fort Worth man of arson in the September 2010 incident.

Prosecutors say Mallard had left threatening voice mails for his former spouse before her empty vehicle was set on fire. Nobody was hurt.

Investigators say Mallard, who was sentenced Wednesday, splashed the car with gasoline before starting the blaze.

Records show Mallard had prior convictions for robbery and drug-related offenses.

(© Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Also Check Out:

Comments

Comments are closed.

More From CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

Drip Pan: CBS Local App
Drip Pan: Weather App

Listen Live