Woman Arrested for Criminal Solicitation of Capital Murder
Date: Sept. 4, 2013
Time: 1:54 p.m.
Location: 1654 Rutland Drive
On Wednesday Sept. 4, 2013 at approximately 1:54 p.m., APD officers responded to suspicious person call at 1654 Rutland Drive. A person called APD to report that a woman was in the apartment complex attempting to locate someone to kill her husband. The caller reported that the woman was driving a white Toyota Highlander.
Officers arrived at the scene and located a white Toyota Highlander and Reena Ratilal Patel nearby. Reena told officers that she was lost and was approaching people asking for directions. Officers spoke with two witnesses who stated they heard Patel try to solicit someone, including some teenagers to “permanently take care of” her husband for $4,000.
Reena Patel was arrested at the scene. She has been charged with Criminal Solicitation of Capital Murder, a First Degree Felony. Bond has been set at $1 million. She is currently in custody at the Travis County jail.