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NOT GUILTY: Jury dismisses terroristic threat charge against Mayor

Mayor Joe H. Hernandez

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com A jury found San Benito Mayor Joe H. Hernandez not guilty Tuesday of making a terroristic threat against a former city commissioner. Following three trial postponements, testimony was heard on Monday, Nov. 4, and Tuesday, Nov. 5, before the jurors announced the not guilty verdict, which dismisses the …

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Trial in mayor’s case delayed until Nov. 4

Mayor Joe H. Hernandez

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com The jury selection for San Benito Mayor Joe H. Hernandez’ trial has been delayed yet again. According to Melissa Zamora, Public Information Officer for the Cameron County District Attorney’s Office, cause for the delay was due to a court reporter having a death in the family. This marks …

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Mayor’s trial pushed back to Oct. 21

Mayor Joe H. Hernandez

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com The jury selection for San Benito Mayor Joe H. Hernandez’ upcoming trial has been postponed… again. Melissa Zamora, the Public Information Officer for the Cameron County District Attorney’s Office confirmed on Monday that Hernandez’ case had been rescheduled. “It has been reset again for October,” said Zamora. “There …

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Jury selection in mayor’s case postponed

Mayor Joe H. Hernandez

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com The jury selection for San Benito Mayor Joe H. Hernandez’ upcoming trial was postponed on Monday due to the inclement weather brought on by Tropical Storm Ingrid. “Jury duty was canceled today (Monday, Sept. 16) due to the weather, so everything was moved,” said Melissa Zamora, Public Information …

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