Family removed from court

A jury in 22nd Judicial District Court on March 13 found Cortez resident Brian Gallegos guilty on two counts of felony menacing.

After the verdict was read, the defendant's family became disruptive in the courtroom. Judge Todd Plewe ordered the family members to leave the courtroom and go into the hallway. They became disruptive in the hallway and court security deputies removed them from the courthouse.

No arrests were made.

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