Mother Mary, son Jesus arrested during execution of felony warrant

Woman lied to deputies, hid son

Mary Garza, Jesus Garza
Mary Garza, Jesus Garza

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas – A woman and her son were arrested Monday after the woman lied to deputies, who were attempting to execute a felony arrest warrant for the woman's son.

Constable Mark Herman's Office said Jesus Garza, who was wanted for the aggravated assault of his girlfriend, was believed to be hiding at his mother's home in the 24200 block of Lone Elm.

Deputies said when they arrived at the house, the woman, Mary Garza, told them her son had not been at her house in three days, after which they informed her she could be arrested for hindering his apprehension. However, Mary Garza closed and locked the door, deputies said.

The Constable's Office said deputies made forced entry into the house, where Jesus Garza was found and arrested.

Jesus Garza is additionally charged with retaliation after making threats that he would harm the deputy and the K-9 officer involved in his apprehension. His bond was set at $10,000.

Mary Garza is charged with felony hindering apprehension and booked into the Harris County jail. Her bond was set at $5,000.

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