Dallas Woman Tore Paintings Off the Walls and Threw Sculptures at Lawyer's Mansion, Houston Police Say

A Dallas woman ripped paintings off the wall and threw sculptures at a Houston lawyer's mansion over the weekend, causing at least $300,000 in damage, police say.Lindy Lou Layman, 29, was arrested on a charge of criminal mischief Saturday.Layman, whose LinkedIn profile says she works as a freelance court reporter, was at the home of Tony Buzbee in Houston's ritzy River Oaks neighborhood when police say the incident occurred.According to a criminal complaint, Layman "tore paintings off the wall with her hands" and threw abstract sculptures across the room. She also poured an unspecified liquid on the paintings, authorities say.In all, three paintings and two sculptures were damaged.Layman was booked into the Harris County jail and released Monday after posting $30,000 bond. Her next court appearance is set for Thursday.  Continue reading...

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