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Posted on: August 26, 2019

8/26/2019 - Bexar County Grand Juries Issue Five Indictments in Four Murder Cases

Bexar County Grand Juries handed down 359 felony indictments last week, including five indictments in four murder cases. Two of the murder cases are being handled by the District Attorney’s Office Family Violence Division. The other two murder cases are being prosecuted by the DA’s Felony Criminal Trial Division.

The Family Violence Division is prosecuting the following two indictments for murder.

  • Joe Rodriguez is charged with murder. The indictment alleges that on May 19, 2019, Rodriguez intentionally and knowingly caused the death of Ruben Solis by cutting and stabbing Mr. Solis with a knife. The indictment also includes an enhancement alleging that Rodriguez was an habitual offender due to prior convictions on charges of burglary of a vehicle (1996) 1996 and burglary of a habitation-force (2004).
  • Darryl Eugene Webb is charged with murder. The indictment alleges that on May 23, 2019, Webb intentionally and knowingly caused the death of Clifford Alexander by shooting Mr. Alexander with a firearm. This indictment includes a repeat offender enhancement alleging that Webb was previously convicted of murder in 1983.

The following three indictments are being handled by the Felony Criminal Trial Division:

  • (1-2) Joe Angel Arredondo and Juan Gonzales are each charged with murder. The indictments allege that on Jan. 30, 2017, they knowingly and intentionally caused the death of Marcelino DeLeon by shooting Mr. DeLeon with a firearm. Arredondo’s indictment also includes a repeat offender enhancement alleging that Arredondo was convicted in 2013 on a federal felony charge of conspiracy to transport and harbor aliens. Gonzales’s indictment also includes a habitual offender enhancement alleging that Gonzales has a 2000 conviction for felony of burglary habitation-force and a 2011 conviction of the felony aggravated kidnapping.
  • Ruben Justin Trejo is charged with murder. The three-count indictment alleges on Jan. 6, 2019, Trejo was attempting to commit the felony offense of evading arrest or detention with a vehicle when he struck a motor vehicle driven by Joseph Becker. Mr. Becker was killed.

Of the 359 felony indictments issued last week, 103 of those cases are assigned to the Family Violence Division of the Bexar County District Attorney’s Office.

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