Suspected Mexican Mafia member punches deputy, makes a run for it
December 18, 2019 6:44AM CST
SAN ANTONIO (KTSA News) – A suspected member of the Mexican Mafia is behind bars after leading Bexar County sheriff’s deputies on a foot chase and punching a deputy in the face.
Thirty-nine-year-old Joseph Garcia was reporting to a probation office Tuesday when officials realized he had an outstanding warrant for illegally possessing a gun.
Garcia reportedly punched a deputy in the face and took off running. After a short chase, a K-9 found Garcia hiding in a culvert under a bridge.
In addition to the gun charge, Garcia is charged with assaulting an officer and evading arrest.