ALPINE, TX (KWES) - One man will spend the next three years behind bars after being sentenced for intentionally setting a U.S. Post Office on fire last year.
Karl Peterson, 59, was sentenced to 37 months behind bars.
We're told that Peterson will also have to pay over $22,000 in restitution and be placed on supervised release for a period of three years after completing his prison term.
As we have reported, Peterson pleaded guilty in May to one count of arson involving a federal facility.
The U.S. Postal Inspection Service, together with the Texas State Fire Marshal's Office and the Alpine Police Department investigated the case.