Man Arrested for Assaulting City Commissioner

Thursday, April 28, 2011 - 8:23am

An argument between Edcouch city officials led to an assault  on Monday afternoon.

The police report on the incident states that Mayor Robert Shmazreed got into a verbal argument with City Commissioner Eduardo Gonzalez at the meeting. Both men left the building, but when Gonzalez got outside he was confronted by 43 year-old Rolando Reyes, who is Shmazreed's step-father, and was punched in the face by Reyes. Reyes was arrested and has been charged with assault and arraigned on Wednesday afternoon and his bond was set at $10,000 dollars.

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