Cesar Hernandez, 27, Ernesto Bastard, 19, and Miguel Castillo, 49, have been charged with tampering with a government document, a second degree felony. Punishment on the charges could range from two to 20 years in prison and up to a $10,000 fine.
The criminal investigation in this case continues. Additional investigative leads are being pursued.
This station inspected the charter bus involved in a crash near Sherman, Texas, in August 2008 that killed 17 people on a church trip to Missouri. Further investigation into this aspect of the case could be forthcoming.