Saturday, August 4, 2012
Ex-con convicted of fake-cop scheme to scam prostitutes
By Craig Kapitan - Express-News
Sure, Raul Garza III solicited services from a South Side prostitute, then refused to pay her and intimidated her to get her out of his car, he acknowledged to a jury Friday.
But his intimidation tactic never included pretending to be a cop, he insisted during several hours of often bizarre and explicit testimony.
It took jurors about 40 minutes to reject the ex-con's explanation, finding him guilty of impersonation of a public servant.
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