Grand jury indicts three bail jumping suspects
Aug 14, 2014 | 928 views | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend | print
BEEVILLE – Three felony defendants who failed to appear in court recently were indicted on new felony charges.

The three are Ignacio Guzman Jr., Alberto Alaniz and Jesus Maldonado Jr.

Bonds set on the third degree felony charges of bail jumping were $75,000 for each defendant.

District Judge Janna Whatley set the bonds on July 17 after Bee County Grand Jury members returned the indictments on the defendants.

According to documents filed by District Court Bailiffs Bill Lazenby and Clifford Bagwell, Guzman was to have appeared in district court on June 3 for a hearing on a second driving while intoxicated charge. He was out on a $1,500 bond at the time.

Alaniz allegedly failed to appear in court on May 27 on charges of a second DWI and having an open container of alcohol in the vehicle with him. He was free on a $2,500 bond at the time.

Maldonado was to have appeared in court on June 24 on a charge of felony DWI, subsequent offense. He was free on a $3,000 bond on that day.

Third degree felonies are punishable by up to 10 years in a state prison and a $10,000 fine.
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