Citing what she anticipates to be a dramatic increase in felony cases to be prosecuted within the next four years, 38th Judicial District Judge Camile DuBose requested the support of Uvalde County commissioners in splitting the tri-county district into three.
The 38th Judicial District includes Uvalde, Medina and Real counties.
After hearing DuBose’s brief presentation Monday, commissioners asked her to create a resolution for them to consider.
According to DuBose’s presentation, Uvalde County would need to provide an additional $55,565 per year to have its own judicial district. Currently, the county governments of Uvalde and Medina share the bulk of costs for the district and Real also contributes financially.
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