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4 Have Been Arrested in Off-Duty Killing of Texas Officer

September 16, 2014  | 

Officer Julian Pesina (Photo: Balcone Heights PD)
Officer Julian Pesina (Photo: Balcone Heights PD)

A total of four people have now been arrested in the fatal shooting of Balcones Heights (Texas) Police Officer Julian Pesina.

San Antonio Police Department officials said the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force arrested an as-yet unidentified man just before 12:30 p.m. Tuesday.

A woman was also arrested Tuesday in connection with the case, KSAT TV reports.

Jerry Idrogo, 33, who police said lured Pesina to the officer's own tattoo shop where he was shot and killed in May, has been charged with murder in connection with Pesina's death. Idrogo was captured in Ohio on Aug. 29 and later extradited to San Antonio.

The other suspect, Alfred Cardona, 36, has also been charged in the case. Cardona was already in the Bexar County Jail on drug charges stemming from a May 22 traffic arrest, court documents stated. 


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kevCopAz @ 9/16/2014 4:38 PM

This is a sad story for sure, glad we have the suspects. I am still wondering what the real story is? I have not heard if the killing was related to his official duties, a personal thing or just a plain robbery. I have regrets that an Officer would even own a Tattoo parlor, to me there is too many criminal types that he might have as customers. I realize that all dogs are not poodles, but all poodles are dogs if you know what I mean. Am I wrong? Think about it. Not saying all who wear a tattoo are criminals but as you all well know most criminals do sport tattoos. Why other then the poor pay, would an officer work in that line of work or places such as bars, strip joints, join a biker club etc etc. You all know that we make choices in our life that may not be the best ones to make and out us at risk.

Jay Pledger @ 9/16/2014 8:22 PM

Make me wonder if it was gang related. Sounds like it was an execution style murder.

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