New motion in Delgado’s case doesn’t look good for the defense

Will more defendants be named?

By Gregg Romero Wendorf

In the bribery case filed in the Houston federal court against embattled state District Court Judge Rodolfo “Rudy” Delgado, the word “voluminous” has taken on a very sinister tone. Especially when the word is used not once, but twice, in the same paragraph of a motion for continuance filed the last week of March.
The motion was filed by Delgado’s high-profile, high-priced San Antonio-based criminal
By Gregg Romero Wendorf
The good news for the City of McAllen is that it is not asking voters to approve this May anywhere near the (failed) $297 million bond proposal that McAllen ISD floated three years ago. Nor is it asking voters to pass the whopping $399.5 bond proposal that Fort Worth is asking residents to approve this May. Compared to those numbers, one might say that $25 million (total amount of two bond propositions) McAllen is asking for seems relatively tame.
“If the (two bond propositions) pass,” said McAllen
defense attorney, Michael McCrum, in an effort to push back Delgado’s scheduled May 7 Houston trial date. U.S. attorneys didn’t object to the motion, which means the earliest Delgado will face his accusers will take place in August. Trial dates for September and October were also mentioned in McCrum’s motion.
Why the request for more time? In McCrum’s motion, he cites what the government

Read the entire story on the e-Edition of our newspaper. http://www.etypeservices.com/Advance%20News%20JournalID455/

Advance Publishing Company

217 W. Park Avenue
Pharr, TX 78577
Phone: 956-783-0036
Fax: 956-787-8824