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Billy Ivy, Jr. arrested, faces additional arson charges with attempted capital murder

The Oldham County Sheriff's office received an arrest warrant for Ivy, Jr. from Randall County early Thursday. (ABC7 Amarillo)

UPDATE: The Amarillo Police Department said this charge of arson comes after a 2014 incident.

That incident, police said, involved someone setting fire to a flammable liquid which was put on the roof of an unoccupied home at 2700 Emily Place in Amarillo.

The bulk of this damage was caused to the attic and roof area of the home.

No arrests were made at the time of the initial arson investigation by the Amarillo Fire Department Fire Marshal.

ORIGINAL STORY: Billy Ivy Jr. was arrested at his residence in Oldham County, Thursday night, for the charge of arson "Intend Damage Habitation/Place of Worship" according to the Oldham County Sheriff's Office.

The Oldham County Sheriff's office received an arrest warrant for Ivy, Jr. from Randall County earlier Thursday.

Members of the Oldham County Sheriff’s Office, the APD SWAT Team, Texas DPS, and the Special Crimes Unit arrested Ivy and booked him into Oldham County jail where he will await extradition to Randall County.

Ivy, Jr. is already facing charges in a murder-for-hire plot.

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