BAY CITY — Police have charged three teenagers with murder in the death of 17-year-old Devin Lee Davalos, whose body was pulled from the Brazos River in Lake Jackson last week.
Michael Allen Trevino Jr., 17, faces charges of first-degree murder and third-degree felony of tampering with physical evidence. He has been in custody since Friday, when police served him with a warrant on an aggravated robbery charge.
Trevino is being held at the Matagorda County jail on bonds of $1 million for the murder charge, $25,000 for the aggravated robbery charge and $5,000 for the tampering charge.
Two 16-year-old boys, whose names are being withheld because they are juveniles, were taken into custody Monday and charged with first-degree murder, Bay City Police Lt. Irene Kjergaard said. They are being held at the Victoria Juvenile Detention Center in Victoria, she said. Their bond information was unavailable Tuesday.
Trevino has a criminal record as a juvenile, but Friday was the first time Bay City police had arrested him as an adult, Kjergaard said.
Bay City police said in a news release Friday that investigators received information indicating “several persons” were involved in shooting Davalos, but police documents Tuesday show police do not plan to make further arrests in the case.
“From reading the report it appears that there are no more pending arrests,” Kjergaard said. Any remaining investigation “is to tie up any loose ends,” she said.
Davalos’ family members reported him missing Thursday, and Brazoria County Sheriff’s officers and the Gulf Coast Rescue Squad pulled his body from the Brazos River midday Friday near the FM 2004 boat ramp.
Police found Davalos’ car burning near Old Van Vleck Road in Bay City on Friday.