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Man causes gas leak at strip club after being kicked out for not paying women for dances

By Mason White 8:09 AM August 3, 2015
Lino Paul Silva 

By: Feng Qian
A man was arrested on a charge of criminal mischief after allegedly causing a gas leak at a strip club because he was kicked out for non payment of services, police in Texas said.

Austin police said that they have arrested 39-year-old Lino Paul Silva, after being accused of cutting off the gas service of the strip club.

According to the police investigation, the fire department was called to The Yellow Rose located on North Lamar Boulevard, for a possible natural gas leak around 12:00 a.m.

The fire department found that the natural gas service to the business had been closed, and the tube coming from the meter had been removed.

Managers at the Yellow Rose told police that Silva was very intoxicated and was asked to leave the premises for non payment of dances.

Silva was booked into jail after being charged with criminal mischief.