Victoria man sentenced to 18 years in prison for assault

April 20, 2012 at 10:04 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.



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