This week, Bexar County Grand Juries handed down more than 200 felony indictments.
Fabian Rene Arredondo is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and causing serious bodily injury. The indictment alleges that on Sep. 16, 2020, Arredondo intentionally, knowingly and recklessly caused serious bodily injury to Cecilie Arredondo by shooting her with a deadly weapon (firearm) and during the commission of said assault the defendant used a deadly weapon, to-wit: a firearm and Cecilie Arredondo was a member of the defendant’s family. This case is being prosecuted by the Family Violence Division in the 226th District Court.
Jiovanni Benjamin is charged with murder. The indictment alleges that on Sep. 16, 2020, Benjamin intentionally and knowingly caused the death of Frederick Buhler by shooting Buhler with a deadly weapon (firearm). A separate indictment charges Benjamin with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. The indictment alleges that on Sep. 16, 2020, Benjamin used and exhibited a deadly weapon (firearm) and that he intentionally, knowingly and recklessly caused bodily injury to John Christian Longoria by shooting Longoria with said deadly weapon. These cases are being prosecuted by the Criminal Trial Division in the 186th District Court.
Caesar Andrew George is charged with manslaughter. The indictment alleges that on March 4, 2020, George did recklessly cause the death of Eugene Roller by driving a motor vehicle at a speed that was not reasonable and prudent under the circumstance then existing, and/or failing to maintain a single lane of traffic, and/or failing to take proper and necessary evasive action to avoid colliding with another motor vehicle, and/or failing to apply the brakes in a timely manner, and/or failing to maintain proper control over the motor vehicle. This case is being prosecuted by the Criminal Trial Division in the 187th District Court.
Because these cases are pending, we can make no further comment on them.
Both Grand Juries will have next week off for the Thanksgiving holiday.
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