A bad first date could leave a Texas woman in prison. Lindy Lou Layman is charged with felony criminal mischief after allegedly destroying valuable art at the home of attorney Tony Buzbee on Dec. 23.
According to Buzbee, 29-year-old Layman became intoxicated during their first date at his home. Authorities believe that Layman hid in the mansion when 49-year-old Buzbee tried to call an Uber for her. She yelled “I’m not leaving,” before attacking the artwork. She became belligerent and destroyed two Warhol works (each valued at $500,000) by pouring red wine on them and breaking $20,000 sculptures. The damage is approximated at $300,000.
She denies the allegations. “We certainly disagree with Mr. Buzbee’s rendition of the facts when he spoke to the media, and we disagree with what was said in probable-cause court,” Layman’s lawyer, Justin Keiter, said, per The Dallas Morning News. He also called her a “great person.”
“She’s weathering the storm of the intense
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Dallas resident and court reporter Lindy Lou Layman, 29, was arrested on charges of criminal mischief after destroying approximately $300,000 of property during a date gone awry.
According to KHOU, Layman has been accused of damaging three paintings and two sculptures at the River Oaks home of 49-year-old attorney Anthony Buzbee. Reports indicate that she allegedly poured an unspecified liquid onto the artworks. She also allegedly tore the paintings off the wall and tossed the sculptures around. Two of the paintings are reported to have been created by Andy Warhol and were worth hundreds of thousands of dollars each, according to CBS News.
Buzbee had reportedly called Layman an Uber after she became too intoxicated on a date, reported Time. Later, he could not get her to vacate the premises. Buzbee’s lawyer added that Layman “at some point appeared too intoxicated and she was asked to leave. She wouldn’t and got angry
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