The ATF and Lubbock Police have arrested the fifth man wanted in connection with the weekend fires at two Abernathy schools. 18-year-old Eric Sepeda was captured at 29th Street and Avenue P around nine o'clock Thursday night.
Four others are already behind bars for their alleged involvment. 19-year-old Juan Cruz Dominquez from Abernathy. 19-year-old Jose Luis Hernandez from Lubbock. And, James Robert Hernandez, an 18-year-old from Lubbock. A 16-year-old is also in custody but cannot be identified because of his age.
Federal agents say all five are suspects in the weekend fires at Abernathy Middle School and High School. The damage at the schools are estimated at $1 million.
If convicted all five suspects face 22-years in jail and up to a $10,000 fine.