Woman Accused of Destroying $300K Worth of Art at Tony Buzbee's House

Woman accused of damaging $300K worth of art belonging to Houston attorney appears in court
Woman Accused of Destroying $300K Worth of Art at Tony Buzbee's House
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29 December, 2017

A lady blamed for obliterating three sketches and two models having a place with Houston lawyer Tony Buzbee and causing a huge number of dollars worth of harm showed up in court.

Lindy Lou Layman, 29, has been charged with criminal mischief in Houston, Texas, after prosecutors say her first date with Anthony Buzbee, a prominent Texas attorney and collector of art, took a turn for the destructive on December 23, KTRK reports.

But when Buzzbee called his date an Uber to take her home, she hid in his house and wouldn't leave, KHOU reports.

And now a Dallas woman faces a felony criminal charge for wrecking $300,000 worth of paintings and sculptures in his River Oaks home last weekend.

During the probable cause hearing, the judge said, "The complainant informed officers that had the defendant went out on the first date. He states when he found her, he told her he would call a second over driver which he did".

Tony Buzbee and friends
Tony Buzbee and friends

Layman is accused of pouring liquid onto paintings, tearing paintings off the wall and throwing sculptures across the room, according to Harris County court documents. Buzbee thought Layman was too intoxicated and called an Uber driver, according to court details reported by KTRK.

Buzbee is known for leading the defense in an abuse of power case against former Texas Gov. Rick Perry.

Buzbee is a high-profile attorney who hosted Donald Trump at his home for a presidential campaign fundraiser in 2016.

Layman was arrested and released from jail after posting a $30,000 bond on December 24 and is set to face her first court appearance on Thursday.

Buzbee also made headlines past year for parking a tank outside of his home, causing a brief fight with his homeowner's association.

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