Posted: Jan 2, 2013 12:11 PM
Updated: Jan 2, 2013 5:45 PM
ALICE - Authorities in Jim Wells County have charged 27-year-old Roberto J. Ynfante with three counts aggravated assault with a deadly weapon for allegedly running over three people with a vehicle after midnight on New Year's Day.
Captain Brandon Torres with the Sheriff's Department says the victims were together at 900 Range Street for a gathering.
All three were taken to the hospital with serious injuries while witnesses identified Ynfante as the suspect.
Capt. Torres says Ynfante claims he felt threatened after a fight and knows everyone who was injured.
He's now being held on $150,000 bond.
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