Ex-San Antonio attorney accused in sex crimes case is indicted again
A former San Antonio attorney slated to go on trial at the end of the month, on accusations of having sex with female clients, has been indicted again.
A Bexar County grand jury on Thursday indicted Mark H. Benavides on four counts of continuous trafficking of persons in connection with alleged incidents with four women that occurred between 2012 and 2015.
Benavides, 48, was arrested in November 2015 and charged with compelling prostitution from at least nine female clients. Since then, he has been named in multiple-count indictments that include having sex with a child under 17 and inducing a child under 18 to engage in a sexual performance.
Uresti’s wife files for divorce following salacious trial
A week after state Sen. Carlos Uresti’s conviction in a salacious trial that included vivid testimony about him carrying on an extramarital relationship, his wife has filed for divorce.
Lleanna Uresti filed a petition Friday in Bexar County District Court to end the couple’s nearly six-year union.
Lawsuit: SAPD detective strip searched woman in public area
A San Antonio police detective pulled down a woman’s shorts in a public area and inappropriately searched the woman for illegal contraband, according to a lawsuit filed Friday in federal court.
The 25-page lawsuit alleges that the detective, Mara Wilson, a 32-year veteran of the force, conducted an illegal vaginal cavity search on Natalie Simms, an action that was “a blatant violation of Ms. Simms’ constitutional rights and resulted in significant and lasting harm.”
State Commission on Judicial Conduct suspends Rio Grande Valley judge
McALLEN — The State Commission on Judicial Conduct has suspended state District Judge Rodolfo “Rudy” Delgado without pay following his indictment on bribery and violating the federal Travel Act.
Kerrville Slave Ranch Question
A reader from Florida contacted me last Fall and said he had a bag full of key chain trinkets from the Slave Ranch. We briefly discussed my buying some of them, then lost contact. If you're reading this, please contact me!