MINEOLA — On Sunday, July 10th, 2011, at approximately 7:50 pm, officers of the Mineola Police Department responded to 718 South Pacific St. in reference to an unknown disturbance.
Upon arrival, officers found that Juan Regalado had been stabbed multiple times by a known suspect. After further investigation it was learned that the two individuals had been arguing for the past couple of days and the argument had escalated into a physical confrontation. The suspect identified as Juan Cruz Martinez, 37, from Mineola, was arrest on an unrelated offense and is currently in custody.
Charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon are pending.
The victim was flown to ETMC in Tyler for treatment.
The investigation continues.
Information from the Mineola Police Department.