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Woman charged with arson, burglary to a building

Posted: 10:32 PM, Apr 23, 2018
Updated: 2018-04-23 23:32:50-04

A Corpus Christi woman is facing serious charges after being accused of breaking into a building and trying to set it on fire.

The incident happened just before 6:00 am Monday morning in the 1300 block of Santa Fe Street.

According to police, when firefighters arrived at the building, they discovered a woman who allegedly started the fire inside the building.

Firefighter say the damage was contained to only one room.

.Police say the woman, who is identified as 47-year-old Christy Blevins was charged with burglary of a building and arson.

Her bond was set at $52,000.