Sentencing postponed for former State Rep. Jim Solis
Mon, 01 Aug 2011 22:25:02 GMT —
A federal judge has postponed the sentecing for former Texas State Rep. Jim Solis in a corruption case involving a former state district judge.
Solis was originally scheduled for sentencing before U.S. District Court Judge Andrew Hanen on Monday morning.
Court records show that the Harlingen-based attorney is now scheduled for sentencing on October 12th.
Solis admitted to bribing former 404th State District Court Judge Abel Limas for favorable court rulings.
Both Solis and Limas are among six people publicly named in the case:Suspect Role Charged Guilty Plea Sentencing Abel Limas Judge March 29th March 31st October 3rd Jose Manuel Longoria Middleman March 30th N/A N/A Jose Santiago Solis Attorney April 29th* April 29th* October 12th Ray Roman Marchan Attorney June 21st N/A N/A Armando Pea Probationer June 21st July 19th October 24th Karina Pea Wife June 21st July 26th October 31st
Four out of the six charged suspects in the case have pleaded guilty for their roles in the public corruption scandal.
Solis waived indictment and entered a criminal information back in April.
Action 4 News will continue to follow the case.