Man facing domestic violence and arson charges in Fort Worth

A man whom Texas authorities described as a “violent fugitive” was recently arrested in the northern portion of Fort Worth, Texas. Police say the man is “armed and dangerous” due to his involvement in several crimes, an article of Star-Telegram reported on August 15.

According to reports, 43-year-old Samson Billiot was arrested by authorities an hour after police posted on Facebook to ask the public for help with apprehending him and received a tip. Authorities arrested the suspect in the 1400 block of Grand Avenue, near Northside Drive and Jacksboro Highway. Billiot is currently facing several charges, including aggravated assault, deadly conduct, and domestic violence using a deadly weapon. Billiot was also linked to at least two arson incidents early this month and charges are still pending. According to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Billiot was sentenced to 25 years in prison in 1998 after he was found guilty of physically assaulting a woman using a baseball bat.

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