‘I’m not afraid to catch a case’: Woman accused of assaulting Bexar County jailer

April Reyes swung at jailer multiple times, according to affidavit

April Reyes is charged with aggravated assault on a public servant.
April Reyes is charged with aggravated assault on a public servant. (KSAT)

SAN ANTONIO – A woman who was already incarcerated at the Bexar County Jail is now facing additional criminal charges.

April Reyes, 26, is accused of assaulting a jailer on Jan. 28. She is charged with assault of a public servant.

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Reyes allegedly told the jailer, “I’m not afraid to catch a case,” before swinging at the jailer multiple times, according to Reyes’ arrest affidavit.

The jailer suffered injuries, including her nails ripping from her fingers, according to the affidavit.

Reyes was already in jail for two counts of violating a bond or protective order, according to officials.

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Fares Sabawi has been a journalist in San Antonio for four years. He has covered several topics, but specializes in crime, courts, open records and data visualization.