BUILDING A CASE: Attorney considers insanity defense for cheerleader

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ
Managing Editor
editor@sbnewspaper.com

San Benito News photo by Francisco E. Jimenez Ralph Hernandez and his 17-year-old daughter Alexandria Hernandez are seen along with her uncle, Noe Trevino (right), at a pretrial hearing inside the San Benito Municipal Building on Friday.

San Benito News photo by Francisco E. Jimenez
Ralph Hernandez and his 17-year-old daughter Alexandria Hernandez are seen along with her uncle, Noe Trevino (right), at a pretrial hearing inside the San Benito Municipal Building on Friday.

Cheergate is likely to continue well into the new year.

At the pretrial hearing in the case of a San Benito High School varsity cheerleader with disabilities accused of assaulting the parent of a fellow cheerleader, a trial date was tentatively set for 10 a.m. on Jan. 28—this to grant the cheerleader’s attorney with sufficient time to explore defense options.

Seventeen-year-old senior cheerleader Alexandria Hernandez appeared in Municipal Court Friday to face a class “C” assault charge.

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