Trial for ex-constable accused of sexual assault begins this week

The former Victoria County Constable of Precinct One will go to trial Tuesday morning to determine whether he committed a sexual crime on a Bloomington resident during a ride-along.

Former constable Jesse Garza is accused of sexually assaulting a Bloomington woman by coercion back in 2016.

The defense and prosecution in the case selected 12 jurors on Monday.

The jurors will determine the fate of the former constable over the coming week.

The first day of Garza’s trial will begin Tuesday at 9 a.m.