EL CENTRO-The Pre-trial conference and VOP hearing setting for Martin Gabriel Andrade, 20, was held Friday morning inside the El Centro Court house.
Andradeâ€™s dates originally were set with a readiness trial on November 10, 2014 and a Jury Trial on November 12, 2014. Public Defender Donald Levine asked the Honorable Judge Poli Flores if a conference in the judgeâ€™s chambers could be held to decipher future court dates and to change the previously set dates.
The new court dates for Andradeâ€™s Pre-Trial will be on January 5, 2015 and the Readiness trial date is set for March 30, 2015, with the Trial starting on March 31, 2014. All court dates will be held at the El Centro Court House at 8:30a.m.
Andrade,was identified by El Centro Police detectives as the person who alledgedly stabbed the Brawley, CA. teenager, Martin Alberto Garza, on January 6, 2013. He has been into court numerous times and has requested and received a continuance on each appearance.