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Man arrested by BRDTF guilty in Texas murder case

DALLAS, Texas -- A Texas man arrested by Buffalo Ridge Drug Task Force (BRDTF) agents in 2015 has pled guilty in a murder case, according to an update the BRDTF received Friday from the Dallas County District Attorney's Office.

DALLAS, Texas - A Texas man arrested by Buffalo Ridge Drug Task Force (BRDTF) agents in 2015 has pled guilty in a murder case, according to an update the BRDTF received Friday from the Dallas County District Attorney’s Office.

 

According to court documents, a BRDTF agent with the Buffalo Ridge Drug Task Force (BRDTF) had received information from the Garland, Texas Police Department that a murder suspect identified as Adrian Jimenez Regalado might be in Minnesota. The agent discovered that Regalado had been staying at a Worthington hotel and possibly using a false name. Agents approached a man appearing to be Regalado and asked for his name and identification. Regalado allegedly gave the name Juan Jimenez.  

The report indicates he was asked three more times, with the consistent response being ”Juan Jimenez.” He eventually admitted to the agents his true name, and he was advised that Texas authorities wanted to speak with him. After being transported to the law enforcement center, Regalado was brought to the jail for booking. Later, in Nobles County District Court, Judge Gordon Moore that Texas officials were requesting a $1,000,000 bail be set for Regalado due to the pending investigation there.  

According to the update received by the BRDTF, Regalado pled guilty to 20 years in the Texas Department of Corrections, and that he will likely be deported after serving his sentence. The case had been set to go to trial Aug. 28.

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