Sentencing postponed for former Judge Abel Limas, Jim Solis

Jim Solis / File Photo

A federal judge has postponed the sentencing for former 404th State District Court Judge Abel Limas and former Texas State Rep. Jim Solis.

Sentencing was set for Monday morning but U.S. District Court Judge has postponed the sentencing for Limas until December 2nd.

Court records show that prosecutors filed the request to postpone the sentencing.

In a motion filed in court, prosecutors said the FBI case file was so large that they need more time to go through it.

Limas is accused in a bribery and racketeering case where cash was exchanged for favorable rulings from the bench.

Nine other people, including former Texas State Rep. Jim Solis and two other attorneys, have been charged in separate cases.

Solis was scheduled for sentencing on October 12th but Judge Hanen postponed it until December 2nd also at prosecutor's request.

Suspect Role Charged Guilty Plea Sentencing Abel Limas Judge March 29th March 31st December 2nd Jose Manuel Longoria Middleman March 30th N/A N/A Jose Santiago Solis Attorney April 29th April 29th December 2nd Ray Roman Marchan Attorney June 21st N/A N/A Francisco Cisneros Bondsman June 21st August 8th February 14th Armando Pea Probationer June 21st July 19th October 24th Karina Pea Wife June 21st July 26th January 24th Jaime Munivez DA Investigator July 19th N/A N/A Joe Valle Attorney August 10th August 10th November 14th Marc Rosenthal Attorney August 16th N/A N/A