Ashley Stapleton Behind Bars, Charged With Arson

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - A housefire on the Southside of Odessa has landed a woman in jail charged with arson.

Ashley Stapleton was arrested Tuesday afternoon.

According to fire investigators, Stapleton broke into a house there and set several fires on the carpet.

We're told some neighbors saw the smoke and called authorities.

They gave a description of Stapleton and her car.

Police were able to pick her up before she got too far away.

She remains behind bars in Ector County.

No bond has been set.