It is important to note that an arrest should not be considered as evidence of guilt. The defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
John Lee Garza, 26, of Taylor, at 7:03 a.m., in the 2000 block of W. Second St., officers responded to a report of a disturbance. An investigation revealed Garza physically assaulted a member of the household, causing injury. As officers were attempting to arrest Garza, he fled from officers on foot. After a short foot pursuit, officers apprehended Garza. Garza has been charged with assault with injury/ family violence, a class A misdemeanor, and evading arrest/detention on foot, a class A misdemeanor. Garza is still in custody at the Williamson County Jail on bonds that total $11,000.
Irwin Vargas, 29, of Taylor, at 1:41 p.m., in the 300 block of S. Doak St., officers responded to a report of a disturbance. An investigation revealed Vargas threatened the life of a member of the household. Vargas was arrested and charged with terroristic threat/family violence, a class A misdemeanor. Vargas is still in custody at the Williamson County Jail on a $7,500 bond.