This week, Bexar County Grand Juries handed down 233 felony indictments.
Francisco Saul Miranda is charged in one indictment with murder. That indictment alleges that on March 11, 2021, Miranda intentionally and knowingly caused the death of David Garcia by shooting Garcia with a deadly weapon (firearm). A second indictment charges Miranda with aggravated kidnapping. That indictment alleges that on March 11, 2021, Miranda, with the intent to facilitate his own flight after the commission of a felony (murder) and terrorize the complainant, intentionally and knowingly abducted another person, Jonathan Rivera, by using and threatening to use deadly force; and without Rivera’s consent did restrain Rivera so as to interfere substantially with his liberty by moving Rivera from one place to another. Murder and aggravated kidnapping are first degree felonies punishable by 5 to 99 years or life in prison and a possible fine of up to $10,000. A third indictment charges Miranda with felon in possession of a firearm. That indictment alleges that on March 11, 2021, Miranda, having been convicted of the felony offense of possession of a controlled substance PG 1 4 grams to 200 grams on Jan. 4, 2007, intentionally and knowingly possessed a firearm before the fifth anniversary of Miranda’s release from confinement or release from supervision under community supervision, parole or mandatory supervision following conviction of said felony at a location other than the premises at which Miranda lived. Felon in possession of a firearm is a third degree felony punishable by two to 10 years in prison and a possible fine of up to $10,000. These cases are being prosecuted by the Criminal Trial Division in the 175th District Court.
Bobby Ray Solis is charged with murder. The indictment alleges that on Oct. 30, 2020, Solis intentionally and knowingly caused the death of John Eric Garcia by shooting Garcia with a deadly weapon (firearm). This case is being prosecuted by the Criminal Trial Division in the 399th District Court. Murder is a first degree felony punishable by 5 to 99 years or life in prison and a possible fine of up to $10,000.
Marc Louis Champoux is charged with violation of a protective order. The indictment alleges that on May 4, 2021, Champoux knowingly and intentionally violated an order of the 407th District Court of Bexar County, Texas, dated September 5 2019, by intentionally and knowingly going to or near the residence of Samantha Lopez-Champoux and Marc Louis Champoux had twice been previously convicted of violation of a protective order on Oct. 3, 2019, and on March 15, 2021. This case is being prosecuted by the Family Violence Division in the 290th District Court. Violation of a protective order is a third degree felony punishable by two to 10 years in prison and a possible fine of up to $10,000.
An indictment is not a finding of guilt. A person charged by information or indictment is presumed innocent until found guilty beyond a reasonable doubt by a jury or a judge. Because these cases are pending, we can make no further comment on them.
Copies of indictments may be requested from the Bexar County District Clerk. Information on court settings can be found by searching the case online or directly from the court.