Woman Accused of Destroying $300K Worth of Art at Tony Buzbee's House


According to KHOU, prosecutors said two of the paintings were original Warhols valued at $500,000 apiece. She was released on $30,000 bond on Christmas Day.

A woman is accused of completely losing her cool at the mansion of a well-known Houston attorney, and destroying hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of art work.

Share this article: Lindy Lou Layman is charged with criminal mischief.

Her attorney, Natalie Ware with the Harris County Public Defender's Office, did not return a phone call Thursday seeking further details about her arrest and asking if she will plead guilty at her January 9 arraignment.

And now a Dallas woman faces a felony criminal charge for wrecking $300,000 worth of paintings and sculptures in his River Oaks home last weekend.

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Authorities say she tore down several paintings from the walls and poured red wine on three of them, and she hurled across the room a pair of $20,000 abstract sculptures, shattering both.

Buzbee told police he called Layman an Uber after she became intoxicated, the news station reported, after which she refused to leave and hid inside the home. Later, when he tried calling a second Uber, she cursed at him and did the damage to the artwork, KHOU reported.

Lindy Lou Layman "intentionally and knowingly" damaged multiple pieces of artwork belonging to Anthony Buzbee on December 23, according to Harris County court documents. "She also pulled a Renoir and a Monet off the wall". Most leave when you ask them. "Luckily those weren't damaged", Buzbee added.

Layman's LinkedIn profile says she has worked as a freelance court reporter.