Ex-school cop headed to court: Hearing set in official oppression case

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ
Staff Writer
reporter@sbnewspaper.com

gavelA hearing announcement has been scheduled for Sept. 5 in the case of a now-former San Benito CISD police officer who is accused of assaulting a 15-year-old female student.

Joe Mendez, while serving as an officer for the SBCISD Police Department, is accused of allegedly lifting a 15-year-old girl from her desk and slamming her face-first onto its flat surface, reportedly causing injury and bleeding. The incident allegedly occurred in February at the district police station.

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