Alamo man sentenced to 25 years in prison for sexual abuse of a child

ALAMO – A Hidalgo County Jury found an Alamo man guilty on three counts of sexual abuse of a child and he was sentenced to 25 years in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice – Institutional Division. A jury trial was held for Miguel Angel Chavez, 59, from October 3 to October 6 in the 206th District Court. […]

Mission man sentenced to 25 years in prison for aggravated assault of a family member

MISSION – A Mission man plead guilty and was sentenced to 25 years in prison for aggravated assault on his family. On October, 5, 2022, before jury selection commenced, Isidro Antonio Hernandez, 37, entered a plea of guilty to all pending cases. The cases were prosecuted by Felony Division Assistant District Attorney’s Vance Gonzales and Troy Tijerina. […]

Peñitas Man Sentenced to 50 Years in Prison for Murder

PENITAS – A judge sentenced a Peñitas man to 50 years in prison for the murder of his girlfriend. A jury was selected on September 13, 2022 and the trial was held from September 13, 2022 to September 19, 2022. The jury reached a verdict on September 20, 2022 and Eduardo Cruz Gonzalez, 34, was found guilty […]

Weslaco Man Gets 64 Years in Prison for Murder and Drug Possession Charges

WESLACO – A jury sentenced a Weslaco man to 64 years in prison for murder and drug possession. A jury was selected on June 20, 2022, and the trial was held from June 21, 2022, to June 23, 2022. The jury reached a verdict on June 23, 2022, and found Angel Herrera, 25, guilty of all three […]

Donna Man Gets 30 Years in Prison for Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child

DONNA – A Donna man plead guilty and was sentenced to 30 years in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice – Institutional Division for aggravated sexual assault of a child. Daniel Vega, 46, was sentenced to 30 years for Aggravated Sexual Assault of Child, victim 10 years of age; 30 years for Aggravated Sexual Assault of Child, […]

Edinburg Man Gets Life Without Parole for Capital Murder

EDINBURG – A jury sentenced an Edinburg man to life in prison without parole for the murder of two people. A jury was selected on May 19, 2022 and testimony began on May 23, 2022. The jury reached a verdict on June 3, 2022 and found Gabriel Keith Escalante, 43, guilty of Count 1 – Capital Murder of […]

Edinburg Man Sentenced to 40 Years in Prison for Sexual Abuse of a Child

EDINBURG – An Edinburg man was convicted of Continuous Sexual Abuse of a Child (1st degree felony) and was sentenced to 40 years in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice – Institutional Division. An in-person jury trial was held from March 31, 2022 – April 8, 2022 in the 370th District Court for Jorge Moreno, 43. The jury […]

Weslaco Man Sentenced to 58 years in Prison For Murder

WESLACO – A Weslaco man was sentenced to 58 years in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice – Institutional Division for first degree murder. An in-person jury trial was held from March 2-6, 2022 in the 332nd District Court for Victor Lee Alfaro, 31, who was convicted in the murder of Reynaldo Reyes, Jr. The jury […]