Lubbock man indicted for arson after starting fire at Executive Inn

Man indicted for motel arson

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - 35-year-old Benjamin Moreno was indicted by a Lubbock Grand jury on Tuesday, charged with arson after he admitted to starting a fire at the Executive Inn at 44th and Avenue Q back in July.

Crews found the fire in the wall cavity between rooms 214 and 215. The fire was quickly extinguished and the Fire Marshal’s Office was called to investigate.

Moreno, the occupant of room 214, admitted to starting the fire intentionally and was arrested and booked into the Lubbock County Detention Center.

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