unlawful restraint

BRIDEPORT, Conn. | Man pleads guilty after alligator threat

BRIDEPORT, Conn.—Jan 11, 2019—A man who police say placed a 3-foot alligator on top of another man in Connecticut as part of an extortion attempt has pleaded guilty to reduced charges. The Connecticut Post reports 30-year-old Isaias Garcia, of Garland, Texas, entered his plea Thursday to unlawful restraint. Garcia originally faced kidnapping, assault and larceny … Continue reading BRIDEPORT, Conn. | Man pleads guilty after alligator threat

DALLAS | Woman who accused man of rape outraged he got no jail time

DALLAS — A Texas judge on Monday accepted a plea bargain allowing a former Baylor University student accused of raping a woman at a fraternity party to avoid serving jail time, marking at least the third time the judge has approved probation for men accused of sexually assaulting Baylor students. Judge Ralph Strother’s decision to … Continue reading DALLAS | Woman who accused man of rape outraged he got no jail time

HOUSTON | $2.5M bond for Border Patrol agent in killings of 4 in Texas

HOUSTON— A U.S. Border Patrol supervisor was jailed Sunday on $2.5 million bond in Texas, accused in the killing of at least four women and of injuring a fifth who managed to escape. Juan David Ortiz, 35, was being held in Laredo on four counts of murder along with charges of aggravated assault with a … Continue reading HOUSTON | $2.5M bond for Border Patrol agent in killings of 4 in Texas

HOUSTON | US Border Patrol agent charged in 2-week killing spree

HOUSTON — Texas authorities charged a U.S. Border Patrol supervisor with murder following what they called a two-week serial killing spree that left four female sex workers dead and ended when a fifth woman escaped at a gas station and found help. Juan David Ortiz, 35, an intel supervisor for the Border Patrol, was charged … Continue reading HOUSTON | US Border Patrol agent charged in 2-week killing spree

LAREDO, Texas | The Latest: Prosecutor: Ortiz charged with murder of 4 women

LAREDO, Texas — The Latest on the arrest of a U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent suspected of killing several women (all times local): 10 p.m. A Texas prosecutor says a U.S. Border Patrol supervisor has been charged with four counts of murder following a two-week killing spree of female sex workers. Webb County District … Continue reading LAREDO, Texas | The Latest: Prosecutor: Ortiz charged with murder of 4 women