Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Deejay dude sets fire to radio station after his songs aren't played

A 24-year-old volunteer at community radio station took his music so seriously that he set fire to the station when it didn't play the songs on his playlist, Austin Fire Department Battalion Chief Greg Nye said.

Paul Webster Feinstein has been charged with second-degree felony arson and was being held Monday in the Travis County Central Booking Facility. If convicted, he could be sentenced to two to 20 years in prison and a fine of up to $10,000.

Feinstein told investigators during a six-hour interview Friday that he was "very unhappy" that the music he had picked for the Internet program overnight — when the station is off the air — had been changed, Nye said. » Full article here



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