Judge dispute a ditracting issue

Special to the PRESS

Laguna VistaNoteworthy positive improvements and progress of Laguna Vista are being diminished by a timeworn call by a minority of residents for removal of the municipal court judge here who has served more than one year in his appointed position, local leaders say.

Letters to the editor, public comments and news articles have routinely dominated the stage, seeking corrective action for what is called a violation of the town’s charter.

This is the latest in a long-running, heated controversy of the Council’s appointment of Roberto Rodriguez, a non-attorney, who is a former police chief and law enforcement officer with more than 30 years of experience, to serve as municipal court judge.

Want the whole story? Pick up a copy of the September 20 edition of the Port Isabel-South Padre Press, or subscribe to our E-Edition by clicking here.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.portisabelsouthpadre.com/2012/09/20/judge-dispute-a-ditracting-issue/

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.


This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.