Cain Velasquez bought a big victory in his ongoing courtroom case for the tried homicide of Harry Goularte, and the taking pictures of Goularte’s stepfather Paul Bender, throughout a chronic car chase in Santa Clara County in February. Velasquez’s obvious assault was reportedly sparked by one other ongoing courtroom case in opposition to Goularte, for the alleged sexual molestation of minors at a day care middle belonging to Goularte’s dad and mom. A relative of Velasquez is claimed to have been among the many victims of Goularte’s purported crimes.
Velasquez had been denied bail by presiding decide Shelyna Brown on three earlier events following his arrest. With Brown positing that given the uncontrolled and public nature of Velasquez’s preliminary assault on Goularte, that he posed too important a hazard to each Goularte and the general public to be launched forward of the trial. Nevertheless, in a two-day pre-trial listening to on November 7-Eighth, below Choose Arthur Bocanegra, it appears the courtroom has modified their tune.
MMA Junkie experiences that in consideration of Velasquez’s lack of prison historical past, and the supposed unlikelihood that he poses a flight threat—as the daddy of two youngsters—the previous UFC champion has been granted his launch on a $1 million bond. As phrases of his launch, Velasquez might be required to adjust to GPS monitoring and should preserve a distance of no less than 300 yards from Harry Goularte and his dad and mom Patricia Goularte & Paul Bender. Velasquez may even be required to bear CTE outpatient remedy since his lawyer, Mark Geragos, has argued that the situation could have probably performed a job within the former fighter’s actions.
“Mr. Velasquez, I’d not launch you if I used to be not satisfied that upon a launch presently, eight months later, that you’d be a hazard to Harry Goularte primarily, Patricia Goularte or Paul Bender,” Choose Bocanegra informed Velasquez in courtroom. “In case you are as devoted a husband and father, I’m assured and must consider you’ll not jeopardize something that might take you away out of your son, your daughter, your loved ones. I hope you don’t show me unsuitable.”
No phrase but on when Velasquez’s case might be delivered to trial, however no less than till then it seems just like the 40-year-old will await the courts again at dwelling and out of custody.