(Holtville man bound over for trial)…The preliminary hearing was held Monday.
The Superior Court Judge determined there was enough evidence presented for a trial. 40 year old Adrian Alvarado Lopez is being charged in the 2018 shooting death of a 39 year old Holtville resident. In addition to the murder charge, Lopez also faces felony charges of assault with a firearm on a person, being a felon in possession of a firearm and unlawfully possessing ammunition. The Judge also determined at the preliminary hearing that there was enough evidence to have Jessica Michelle Carrion face trial as an accessory after the fact. Carrion was not present at the shooting of Steven Garibaldi, but is accused of assisting Lopez avoid apprehension. Arraignment has been set for October 21.