Couple charged with firearm accessible to a minor
McAllen, TEXAS (KVEO NEWSCENTER 23) — McAllen police have arraigned a couple on firearm and control substance charges.
On Friday, April 10, police responded to the 2600 block of N. 7 1/2 Street in regards to suspicious circumstances of a 2 year-old child sustaining an injury to the side of his head and a firearm being discharged in the home.
The child was taken to the hospital and the parents, Cristobal Bazen, 29, and Damaris Rodriguez, 23, were arrested and taken to jail.
On Friday, April 12, Bazan and Damaris were arraigned in Municipal Court on the charge of making a firearm accessible to a minor and possession of controlled substance (methamphetamine and cocaine).
The bond on Bazan was set at $85,000 and Rodriguez was set at $15,000.