AUSTIN, Texas — Austin Fire Department investigators said a man who officials said was under the influence has been charged with arson following an hours-long SWAT standoff at a car dealership in Southeast Austin.
Jason Andrew Scrivner, 26, who was naked when he was arrested, remained in Travis County Jail on Tuesday night with bail set at $50,000.
Capt. Andy Reardon of the department’s arson unit said other charges are pending.
Officials said the incident started around 2:30 a.m. when police got a 911 hang-up call from the Nissan dealership at 6001 Interstate 35.