Former Cameron County employee convicted of stealing $1.2 million in fajitas eligible for parole next year
A former Cameron County employee who was sentenced to 50 years in prison in 2018 for stealing millions of dollars’ worth of fajitas will soon be eligible for parole.
Gilberto Escamilla pled guilty to stealing the fajitas over the course of nine years while employed at the Derrell-Hester Juvenile Detention Center in San Benito.
The Texas Department of Criminal Justice website shows Escamilla has a parole eligibility date of May 24, 2023. His projected release date is May 24, 2038.
Escamilla is currently in the Alfred Hughes facility in Gatesville, Texas.