Northern District Director for Congressman seen removing political signs, Chief said

Melissa Cantu Trevino
Alice Echo News Journal

BENAVIDES - Concerned citizens recently reported that they observed Albert Martinez, the Northern District Director representative for Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (Democrat), was seen taking political signs from the Main Street in Benavides.

According to the Benavides Police Chief Corey Martinez, he spoke with Albert Martinez about the situation and Albert Martinez told the police chief that he didn't steal the signs because he turned them into the Duval County Sheriff's Office.

Chief Corey Martinez said he was able to retrieve six signs. Chief Corey Martinez said he will be returning the signs to the Republican Chair Party coordinator.

Chief Corey Martinez issued a Class C misdemeanor citation to Albert Martinez  for theft.

Albert Martinez could face a $500 fine.

Albert Martinez