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Judicial favoritism case goes to DA’s office

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com The San Benito Police Department has concluded its investigation into Municipal Court Judge Benjamin Yudesis regarding allegations that he gave preferential treatment to attorney Monica Solis following her January arrest. According to Assistant City Manager Arturo Rodriguez, the police department has handed its investigation over to the Cameron …

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Police arrest human smuggling suspect

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com Local authorities apprehended a fugitive and human smuggling suspect wanted by the U.S. Marshals Service near H-E-B in San Benito on Sunday. Detective Rogelio Banda Jr. of the San Benito Police Department reported via press release on Tuesday the arrest of Juan Carlos Aguilar, 28, of San Benito. Aguilar, …

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PD to probe judge for preferential treatment in attorney’s arrest

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com A San Benito Municipal Court judge is the subject of a police investigation into allegations that he gave preferential treatment to an attorney arrested Sunday night. According to an arrest report filed by officer Manuel Alvarez of the San Benito Police Department, Municipal Judge Benjamin Yudesis allegedly instructed Alvarez …

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Suspect jailed for punching child, 7

NEWS Staff Report A San Benito man is behind bars for allegedly punching a 7-year-old girl on Friday. Detective David Rodriguez of the San Benito Police Department reported via press release on Monday the arrest of Oscar Antonio Gracia Jr., 30, for injury to a child after allegedly punching a 7-year-old girl in the face. …

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BUILDING A CASE: Attorney considers insanity defense for cheerleader

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com 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 …

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Teen behind bars for slapping mom

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com A San Benito teen was arrested at a mobile home park after he allegedly slapped his mother. Authorities confirmed that it was at approximately 9:53 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 13, when officers with the San Benito Police Department responded to a call in reference to a domestic disturbance …

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‘CHEERGATE’ GOES TO COURT: Cheerleader hearing rescheduled for Dec. 4

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com A hearing in federal court into an injunction filed by Noe Treviño on behalf of his niece Alexandria Hernandez, the San Benito High School cheerleader with disabilities who accused fellow squad members of bullying and discrimination, has been rescheduled to Dec. 4. Originally set for 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. …

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INJUNCTION FILED: TRO overturns cheerleader’s removal for final game

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com This one’s a twist. The San Benito High School varsity cheerleading controversy reached the courts on Friday when a judge signed a temporary restraining order (TRO) filed by an attorney representing Noe Treviño and his niece Alexandria Hernandez, the 17-year-old disabled member of the cheer squad who accused fellow …

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Toddler wandered FM 732; mother faces charges

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com A San Benito woman was arrested on Tuesday after her child was discovered wandering down a business road near a local elementary school. It was at approximately 3:50 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5, when the San Benito Police Department responded to a call made in reference to a child …

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Cheerleader who claimed bullying kicked off squad

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com Another chapter in the saga of the San Benito High School varsity cheerleading controversy was written on Monday when Alexandria Hernandez, the disabled 17-year-old senior cheerleader who accused her teammates of bullying and discrimination, was kicked off the squad for allegedly violating the cheer constitution. In response to a …

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