Weslaco Businessman Pleads Not Guilty in Federal Court

2 years 2 months 1 week ago Monday, April 01 2019 Apr 1, 2019 April 01, 2019 4:32 PM April 01, 2019 in News - Local

WESLACO – A local businessman pled not guilty in federal court Monday.

A federal judge explained the evidence against Ricardo Quintanilla is significant.

Quintanilla is facing 18 criminal charges.

He allegedly bribed a Weslaco city commissioner over construction contracts for the Waste Water Treatment project.

He was given an unsecured bond along with restrictions to stay in South Texas.

He also can’t speak with the five other co-defendants in the case.

Quintanilla’s case is expected to go to court next month.

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