Fondling suspect accused of trying to stab Weslaco officer
Wed, 21 Dec 2011 17:02:18 GMT —
A man accused of fondling two women in a Weslaco supermarket is behind bars after he allegedly tried to stab a police officer.
It all happened at the HEB supermarket off North Texas Boulevard around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Investigators told Action 4 News that Michael Alfredo Dominguez is accused of inappropriately touching two women inside the store.
Weslaco police officers arrived at the scene where they found store employees chasing Dominguez.
Police tried to arrest Dominguez on North Kansas Street but he allegedly pulled out a pocket knife and tried to stab an officer.
The officer was not injured and Dominguez was arrested under aggravated assault of a public servant and assault by contact charges.
The 31-year-old man appeared before a Weslaco municipal judge who issued $75,000 dollars in bonds.
Dominguez remains in custody at the Hidalgo County Jail.
Court records show that Dominguez went by the nickname Casper and is no stranger to the law.
The records show that Dominguez was serving 10 years probation for a 1998 aggravated robbery at the time of his arrest on Tuesday.
Dominguez also has a criminal history with Wesalco police going back to 1998 for charges including hit and run accident, criminal trespass, evading arrest, brass knuckles, and shoplifting.
The Weslaco man was also recently released from jail after serving 140 days for a deadly conduct charge filed by the Round Rock Police Department in Williamson County, Texas.