Former deputy convicted of sexual assault of child may get new trial

Paul Briones was found guilty on two counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child under 14
July 12, 2011 1:30:09 PM PDT
A former Harris County sheriff's deputy convicted of sexually assaulting a child may get a new trial.

Paul Briones was found guilty last month on two counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child under 14. Briones' defense attorney made the motion for a new trial to a judge this morning, saying during deliberations, the jury looked at evidence that wasn't admitted during the trial.

We should know next week if he does get a new trial.

Briones is still facing separate charges of indecency with a child and having an improper relationship with an jail inmate. He has not yet been tried on those charges.


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