Sentencing postponed for Abel Limas, Jim Solis until June

Abel Limas File Photo

A federal judge has postponed the sentencing for former state district judge Abel Limas and former state representative Jim Solis.

Both Limas and Solis were supposed to be sentenced in March but the new dates for both of them is now June 8th.

Court records show that a postponement was requested due to the complexity of the case and an ongoing FBI investigtion.

There are a total of 10 people accused in the cash for court favors scheme.

Limas and six other people in the case are awaiting sentencing in the case.

Two attorneys accused in scheme are maintaining their innoncence and headed to trial.

Bail bondsman Francisco Cisneros was the first person to be sentenced in the cash for court favors scandal.

Cisneros received 16 months in federal prison for his role in the case.

Suspect Role Charged Sentencing Sentence Abel Limas Judge March 29, 2011 Aug 21, 2013 N/A Jose Manuel Longoria Middleman March 30, 2011 June 19, 2012 10 yrs prison Jose Santiago Solis Attorney April 29, 2011 Aug 2, 2013 47 mos prison Ray Roman Marchan Attorney June 21, 2011 Dec 6, 2012 42 mos prison Francisco Cisneros Bondsman June 21, 2011 Feb 14, 2012 16 mos prison Armando Pea Probationer June 21, 2011 March 6, 2012 27 mos prison Karina Pea Wife June 21, 2011 April 19, 2012 4 yrs probation Jaime Munivez DA Investigator July 19, 2011 May 30, 2012 1 year prison Joe Valle Attorney Aug 10, 2011 April 16, 2012 1 yr, 1 day prison Marc Rosenthal Attorney Aug 16, 2011 Oct 8, 2013 N/A Armando Villalobos District Attorney May 7, 2012 Oct 15, 2013 N/A Eduardo Lucio Attorney May 7, 2012 *Not Guilty* N/A