TYLER, Texas (KLTV) – A man charged with setting a vehicle on fire in Smith County has pleaded guilty.
Jacob Spitz, 40, of Spring, was arrested in April of 2020 after witnesses said he set fire to a Jeep Cherokee in the 4400 block of County Road 2306. Spitz was indicted by a Smith County grand jury on charges of arson and tampering with evidence on Aug. 6.
Spitz on Tuesday pleaded guilty to both charges to Judge Jack Skeen, Jr. who handed a 15 year prison sentence for each charge to be served concurrently.
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