Chip Lewis is Trevino’s attorney and says his client never intentionally broke the law and he’s confident Trevino will be found not guilty at trial.
“Do we believe Victor Trevino knowingly and intentionally, because that’s the standard the government is going to be held to, did he knowingly and intentionally violate the law. There’s going to be a resounding no, he didn’t. And when they say no, they’ll return a verdict of not guilty.”
Trevino was first elected at Precinct 6 Constable in 1988. Lewis says he will not step down.
“There is absolutely no reason, given the mandate of his constituents, that he would step down and stop protecting and serving his constiuents, who have resoundingly, seven elections in a row, re-elected him.”
Trevino has had no comment about the indictments.