Beeville Police Department investigators alleged that Jaime Isaias DeLeon, also known as Jaime DeLeon, assaulted Sgt. Jason Alvarez with a knife during an arrest incident on Oct. 2.
That led to DeLeon being charged with aggravated assault on a public servant, a first degree felony.
If convicted, DeLeon could face 99 years of life in prison and a $10,000 fine.
According to the indictment, police also alleged that DeLeon hit Alvarez with his hand during the incident and he tried to take a pistol from Patrolman Tony Gutierrez’s holster.
The charge of striking Alvarez with his hand was assault against a public servant, a third degree felony, and the charge of trying to take the pistol from Alvarez, attempting to take a weapon from a peace officer, is a state jail felony.
The third degree felony charge could get DeLeon a 10-year prison sentence and a $10,000 fine and the state jail felony charge would land the defendant in a state jail facility for two years and result in a $10,000 fine.
DeLeon’s bond was set at $10,000 by District Judge M.E. “Mike” Welborn.
Grand jurors also returned a two-count indictment against 56-year-old Fabian Salazar on charges of aggravated assault, bodily injury with a deadly weapon.
The two charges were enhanced to first degree felonies because Salazar has a previous felony conviction on a charge of possession of a controlled substance, cocaine, less than 28 grams.
That conviction was on May 22, 1997, in Bee County.
According to BPD investigators, Salazar stabbed a local man with a knife during an incident on Feb. 21, 2010.
His bond was set at $5,000.