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