An Austin man facing six different charges, five of them felonies in Mower County District Court stemming from an incident that took place at a residence in northwest Austin late on the morning of Friday, August 11th where he was taken into custody after being found wearing body armor and in possession of a firearm after allegedly brandishing the weapon is pleading guilty.  

25-year old Jose Juan Alvarez-Bentzin Jr. was convicted at a hearing Friday after pleading guilty to felony charges of 2nd degree assault with a dangerous weapon, and also for committing a crime while wearing and/or possessing a bulletproof vest after initially pleading not guilty on August 28th to those charges, plus also to an additional felony charge of 2nd degree assault with a dangerous weapon, also to a felony charge for receiving and/or possessing a firearm with an altered serial number, and Alvarez-Bentzin Jr. also pleaded not guilty to a gross misdemeanor charge for being ineligible to receive, ship or transport weapons all stemming from the August 11th incident.  

A sentencing date for Bentzin Jr, who was scheduled for a jury trial in Mower County District Court to start on October 16th is still being held in the Mower County jail on $150,000 bail or bond with no conditions.

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