May 29, 2020

Details released of woman’s arrest for defacing Jewish temple

Erica Yme Garza
The woman accused of vandalizing three places of worship in the Rio Grande Valley appeared before a judge for magistration on Thursday.

Erica Yme Garza, 38, of McAllen was charged with criminal mischief, a state jail felony.

Investigators believe the incident at the Basilica of Our Lady of San Juan del Valle is connected to vandalism at Temple Emanuel in McAllen and a Hindu temple in Edinburg. All three locations were vandalized on Tuesday.

Garza’s bond was set at $25,000.

Source: krgv