Indicted: Abilene woman starts fire in hospital after arrest for forgery, meth

Rashell Diane Preslar

A Taylor County Grand Jury indicted an Abilene woman Thursday on multiple charges.

Rashell Diane Preslar is charged with unlawful possession of firearm by a felon, forgery and arson.

Police contacted Preslar on a search warrant and they said she confessed to passing two forged checks at a bank in Abilene.

Police said they found a small amount of meth and a rifle in her possession. Preslar has a felony conviction from 2016 prohibiting her from owning a firearm. Preslar is also accused of starting a fire in a bathroom at Hendrick Medical Center.

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