Controversial Constable to Vacate Office

Precinct 2 Constable Michelle Barrientes Vela has agreed to vacate her office at 8 AM tomorrow after State District Judge Martha Tanner ruled Wednesday that Barrientes Vela has no standing to block a replacement constable appointed by Bexar County Commissioners, News Radio 1200 WOAI reports

Commissioners said Barrientes Vela vacated her office when she announced her candidacy for Sheriff. She said her comments about running for sheriff were not an actual announcement but an 'excited utterance'

A hearing on the case set for Friday was cancelled.

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