Kidnapper Sentenced To 60 Years

Prison Cell

An Orange County jury has sentenced a man that pleaded guilty in connection to the

kidnapping of a Bridge City attorney to 60 years in prison. 20-year old German Borjas-Benitez

is one of three men that forced Jim Sharon Bearden from his Bridge City home, drove him to

an ATM in Port Arthur forcing him to withdraw money.  Benitez was also fined $10,000. The

other two defendants are awaiting trial.


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