Victoria man sentenced to 18 years in prison for assault
April 19, 2012 at 5 p.m.
Updated April 19, 2012 at 11:20 p.m.
A Victoria man was sentenced on Wednesday to 18 years in prison after he was found guilty of assault/family violence.
A jury found Ernest Gonzalez, 42, assaulted Angelica Jaquez on Jan. 17, 2011, and Feb. 26, 2011.
District Judge Robert Cheshire heard the punishment hearing and assessed the sentence.
Gonzalez had a prior assault/family violence charge in 2009.