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Jury gives man convicted of attacking joggers probation - The Galveston County Daily News : Local News

October 31, 2014

Jury gives man convicted of attacking joggers probation

Posted: Tuesday, October 29, 2013 11:42 am | Updated: 10:14 pm, Tue Oct 29, 2013.

GALVESTON — A man convicted of attempting to sexually assault two island joggers last year avoided prison time when a jury Tuesday sentenced him to probation.

The jury of eight women and four men deliberated about three hours before agreeing on a 10-year sentence and a $20,000 total fine for Christopher Adrian Vela, 25, in the Aug. 13, 2012, attacks in the 4700 block of Seawall Boulevard and at 51st Street and Avenue N ½.

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