Resignation automatic for judge who pleaded guilty to Weslaco water plant bribery

Following his guilty plea to federal bribery charges, Rio Grande City Municipal Judge Leo Lopez Jr. will not be allowed to remain in his position as per his contract. However, Lopez has already secured employment with the county. Lopez was hired as the programs department manager for Starr County Precinct 4, Commissioner Ruben Saenz confirmed. … Continue reading Resignation automatic for judge who pleaded guilty to Weslaco water plant bribery