A 23-year-old man turned himself
into authorities on Thursday after he learned that two felony burglary warrants
had been issued for him because he allegedly kicked in a door to a Nacogdoches residence
and beat up a man.
Santos Rodarte Trevino, 23, of
Nacogdoches, is still being held in the Nacogdoches County Jail on two
first-degree felony charges of burglary of a habitation with the intent to
commit assault. Collectively, his bond has been set at $55,000 for the two
charges, according to jail records.
According to Terry Masten, the
chief deputy for the Nacogdoches County Sheriff's Office, Trevino approached
NCSO officers Thursday and asked whether a burglary of a habitation warrant had
been issued for him. When he learned of the pending charges, he turned himself
into law enforcement officials.
The burglary warrants stem from
an incident that allegedly occurred on Aug. 26, Masten said. The NCSO chief
deputy said that Trevino kicked in the door at a residence on Rawlins Road and
started attacking the home's male occupant, who had been sitting on the living
room couch watching television. When the woman who had also been at the
residence tried to intervene, Trevino allegedly threw her aside, resulting in a
cut to her leg.
NCSO deputies were dispatched to
the scene in response to a burglary in progress and found the injured man and
woman. By then, Trevino had left the residence.
When asked why Trevino allegedly
assaulted the man, Masten said the two men had a history of previous hostile
Tuesday, August 26 2014 5:57 AM EDT2014-08-26 09:57:06 GMT
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