TRIAL OF FORMER AUSTIN CO. TAX ASSESSOR DELAYED

  

Marcus Pena
(Austin Co. Jail)

The theft trial of former Austin County Tax Assessor-Collector Marcus Pena has been delayed.

Pena was arrested and charged with first degree felony theft by a public servant.  His trial, which was to have begun today (Monday) has been delayed until March 8th.

Pena’s is charged with theft of property between $150,000 and $300,000, and misappropriation of fiducial/financial property between those same amounts.

At a pre-trial hearing in late November, Pena indicated that he planned to plead guilty.

Visiting Judge Dwight Peschel will preside over the trial, which will now begin, Thursday, March 8th.

 

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