By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ
A lawsuit has been filed against the City of San Benito alleging local police of false imprisonment, malicious prosecution and conspiracy, among other claims against municipal officials.
The suit, which was filed Wednesday, May 7 in the 357th State District Court, names Alfonso Benavides as the plaintiff. The defendants named are the City of San Benito, outgoing-Mayor Joe H. Hernandez, City Manager Manuel Lara, San Benito Police Department Operations Chief Martin Morales Jr., Assistant Operations Chief Michael Galvan, Officer Greg Monroe, Detective Michael Cortez and Sergeant Isaac Vasquez. Other defendants named are Justice of the Peace David Garza and Antonia Weaver, a resident of San Benito.
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