Tag: sentenced

Guajardo Guilty Of Manslaughter Gets 25 Years

In Hidalgo County a man found guilty of manslaughter has finally been sentenced.  Jorge Alberto Guajardo has been handed down a 25-year sentence.He was originally charged with attempted capital murder among other charges but left Hidalgo County courthouse guilty of manslaughter.  He is accused of causing the death of 17-year-old, Javier Olmedo in a shooting in 2015....

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Laredo man accused of beating and killing a homeless man sentenced

A Laredo man accused of fatally assaulting a homeless man on October 2016 was found guilty Wednesday. 21-year-old Mario Alberto Martinez allegedly struck a man with a wooden object. The victim was found unresponsive and airlifted to San Antonio, where he died of complications of head trauma. Martinez was charged with murder, a first degree felony and sentenced to 25 years in...

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Child Pornographer Gets 120 Months in Prison

McALLEN (KFXV) — In McAllen, a 27-year-old man is headed to prison on child pornography charges. Investigators discovered, Jorge Trevino-Blanco’s computer received child porn through a peer-to-peer network online. Blanco admitted to exchanging the illegal files for four years. Agents seized two laptops, and an external hard drive containing 123 videos and 282 images of children from three to 12 years of age, engaged in sadistic and violent acts. Some victims identified through the National Center For Missing and Exploited Children. Blanco is sentenced to 120 months and 10 years of supervision after. Ten thousand dollars in restitution to...

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Sentence Reached in Infant’s Death

Edinburg (KFXV) — We begin with images of baby Jeremy, an 11-month old baby who lost his life due to blunt force trauma to the head. His family says Jeremy was a happy and loving baby. Today Johnny Palomo, Jeremy’s stepfather was sentenced for the minor’s death after being found guilty of capital murder. Good evening, Johnny Palomo returned to the courtroom where he was found guilty of capital murder, only to learn he will spend the rest of his life behind bars. Sentenced to life in prison is what a jury decided today. Just a month ago this...

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Sentence Issued in Murder of Abigail Estrada

Cameron County (KFXV) — The family of Abigail Estrada is still left with questions after Ruben Torres is sentenced to 18 years behind bars. For the death of their 13-year-old, nearly a decade ago. Today a jury found Torres guilty of murder. The victim’s family says they aren’t satisfied with the sentence, but are grateful justice has been served. After Abigail disappeared in 2007, authorities arrested Torres, but released him for lack of evidence. Torres pled “no contest” to the murder charges, However, based on the evidence presented, the judge found him guilty of murder, a first degree felony....

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