Man Arrested for Assaulting City Commissioner
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.