An Austin, Texas man faces tried capital homicide costs after allegedly stabbing a Bastrop County Sheriff’s Workplace deputy a number of occasions at a grocery store in Austin on Saturday.
Members of the Austin Police Division responded to experiences of a stabbing on the H-E-B grocery store on Riverside Drive on Saturday, based on a press launch from the division, and after they arrived, they discovered Jaime Canales, 40, stabbed a Bastrop County Sheriff’s Workplace deputy.
Police investigated utilizing surveillance video and witness statements and found Canales was shoplifting within the retailer.
When he started to exit the shop, members of the shops Loss Prevention employees stopped him and requested he go away the merchandise.
Canales, police mentioned, returned the gadgets and requested a member of regulation enforcement help within the matter.
A Bastrop County Sheriff’s Workplace deputy then arrived on the grocery store for his commonly scheduled shift on the retailer, and based on police, walked as much as the group to help with the investigation.
The deputy spoke with Canales, who then stabbed the deputy a number of occasions, together with within the neck, police mentioned.
The deputy was taken to a close-by hospital the place he was surgically handled for his accidents. Police added that the deputy is a former officer with the Austin Police Division and is recovering from his accidents.
Canales was arrested, police mentioned, and admitted to stabbing the deputy, with out displaying regret.
He was charged with tried capital homicide of a peace officer and an Austin decide ordered him to be held on $100,000 bond.
The Travis County Odyssey Portal exhibits Canales is not any stranger to crime within the Austin space.
He has a historical past of shoplifting, theft, and assault, even one time attacking and threatening his mom, police mentioned.
In 2016, Canales was arrested for theft however pleaded responsible to a lesser cost of assault, for which he was ordered to spend 120 days in jail.
Fox Information’ Paul Finest contributed to this story.