Kingwood teen charged with first-degree felony arson

A teenager from Kingwood is in jail on first-degree felony arson charges,  according to the Houston Police Department.

Michael Anthony Paiz, 18, has been charged with arson in connection to a fire in the laundry room area of an apartment complex at 3600 West TC Jester on Sept. 12. The suspect, Paiz, was on the property to visit his girlfriend.

Several witnesses saw him at the property and in the laundry room. Arson investigators arrived on scene and made the arrest. Paiz is now in the Harris County Jail.