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Death Row Information

Offender Information

Picture of Offender Name Rodriguez, Michael Anthony
TDCJ Number 999413
Date of Birth 10/29/1962
Date Received 05/09/2002
Age (when Received) 39
Education Level (Highest Grade Completed) 12
Date of Offense 12/24/2000
  Age (at the time of Offense) 40
  County Dallas
  Race Hispanic
  Gender Male
  Hair Color Brown
  Height (in Feet and Inches) 5′ 7″
  Weight (in Pounds) 215
  Eye Color Brown
  Native County Bexar
  Native State Texas

Prior Occupation
Laborer

Prior Prison Record
#698074, received on 3/16/1995 on a life sentence from Bexar County on one count of capital murder with a deadly weapon (was on escape from TDCJ when he committed present offense).

Summary of Incident
While on escape from TDCJ, Rodriguez and 6 co-defendants robbed a sporting goods store at gunpoint. An Irving police officer was murdered outside the store as Rivas and co-defendants left the scene.

Co-Defendants
George Rivas (sentenced to death)
Donald Newbury (sentenced to death)
Randy Halprin
Patrick Murphy, Jr.
Joseph Garcia
Larry Harper

Race and Gender of Victim
white male