Hailey Man Sentenced for Arson



By Benito Baeza

Hailey (KMVT)-Patrick Busby received his sentenced after trying to burn his house down. District Judge Robert Elgee gave Busby a suspended sentence of 11 years maximum. He will serve a total of 5 years on probation with mandatory attendance at AA meetings. He will also continue visits with doctors. Busby had been drinking heavily in May of 2011 when he tried burning his house down with gasoline after an argument with his wife. The judge noted the many letters in support of Busby.

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