The four men who were arrested in connection with the Sutherland’s aggravated robbery and double homicide will be in court nearly a year after the crimes were committed.
Aaron Garza, Andres Garza, Michael Castro and Richard Perez will face Judge Bob Perkins in the 79th District Court on Monday, Oct. 17.
On Oct. 21, 2015, Aaron, Michael Castro, Andres and a juvenile allegedly robbed Sutherland’s. The men walked into the business with masks and guns drawn as the juvenile held a lady outside the business at gunpoint.
Andres was recognized by an employee and arrested the same day of the incident.
Through the Alice Police Department’s investigation, Castro, Aaron and Perez were arrested later.
Aaron is charged with evading arrest detention and aggravated robbery.
Andres is charged aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, aggravated robbery and capital murder.
Castro was charged aggravated robbery and capital murder.
Perez is charged with capital murder and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
Castro, Andres and Perez's capital murder charges stem from the double homicide that occurred on Oct. 20, 2016. The men are accused of murdering of 50-year-old Marcelino Guerra and 53-year-old Robert Mata on County Road 464 near Green Acres.
Sheriff officials believe Castro and Andres killed the two men in order to steal their gray 2001 Chevrolet Silverado.
Investigators found the stolen vehicle engulfed in flames the day after the murders on County Road 148 near San Diego.
Also on the docket call was Amador Garza Sr. who is the father of Aaron and Andres Garza.
Amador Garza Sr. was charged with two counts of tampering with evidence.
As of Thursday, Castro and Andres remain at the JWC jail.