Jury to Receive Villalobos Bribery Case

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) A South Texas jury is to begin deliberations in the bribery trial of a former South Texas district attorney charged with helping a crooked judge.

Closing arguments are set for Friday in federal court in Brownsville in the trial of former Cameron County District Attorney Armando Villalobos (vee-yah-LOH'-bohs). The defense rested its case Thursday after Villalobos testified in his own defense.

He told a federal jury in Brownsville that no one gave him money to fix criminal cases and that he gave no money to former state District Judge Abel Limas for similar purposes.

Villalobos is the top target to stand trial after an investigation into legal corruption involving Limas, who pleaded guilty to racketeering and awaits sentencing.


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