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Mother accused of selling children appears in court

Posted at 1:45 PM, Jul 09, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-23 10:06:43-04

A Corpus Christi mother, accused of selling one of her children and allegedly trying to sell two more, appeared in a Nueces County Courtroom today.

29-year-old Esmeralda Garza appeared in the 105th District Court Monday afternoon.

In court, Judge Jack Pulcher increased her bond from $100,000 to $300,000. If she is able to make bond, she will be given a GPS monitor and remain under house arrest.

She was ordered not to make contact with her children.

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Garza was arrested back on June 29 after DPS conducted a raid inside the Corpus Christi city limits.