Prospective grand jurors fear COVID-19, judge says
SAN ANTONIO When replies to grand jury summons began to arrive last week, one thing became apparent to county officials. A total of 480 summons were mailed to seek jurors for grand jury duty. That is a smaller number than is usually sent out for jurors to serve for trial jury duty. FIRST REPORTED: Jury summons are on the way for some in Bexar CountyRangel said COVID-19 fears were not the only related issues raised in the responses. On Tuesday, Rangel will interview about 40 prospective jurors in the central jury room, marking the first time there have been potential jurors there since the moratorium on jury service was ordered in mid-March.