(Preliminary hearing continued)…Adrian Alvarado Lopez had entered a plea of not guilty.

MurderHe is accused of the 2018 murder of Steven Garibaldi. The victim was found on December 21st, 2018. The suspect was arrested several days later. The Holtville resident appeared in the Brawley Court for a preliminary hearing. One of the defense attorneys could not attend the hearing and a continuance was requested. Judge Quan approved the request and the hearing was continued until October 7th.