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Arrested for Assault? Know Your Legal Rights

According to KENS-TV, James Jonas, the city manager of Crystal City, has been arrested for assault. The news station reports that the Zavala County Sheriff’s Department investigated claims by a woman accusing Jonas of assaulting her at City Hall, prior to a City Council meeting earlier this month. The woman said she was trying to enter the building through an employee entrance when she encountered Jonas. “[The woman] tried to hold the door open to come inside, and James Jonas grabbed her by the arm and pushed her away,” the arrest report says, according to KENST-TV. The woman said that she had to ask Jonas not to touch her repeatedly. Jonas has denied the allegations, saying he never touched the woman in question. He also showed KENS affidavits from witnesses that indicate he never made contact with the woman. In addition to being the city manager, Jonas also serves as…
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