LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - A Former Slaton Police Officer faces up to a year in jail for stealing money.
On Tuesday night, a six person jury convicted Timoteo Velasquez of theft by a public servant. The former Slaton Police Department Sergeant was found guilty of taking $200 instead of logging it as evidence.
Judge Rusty Ladd ordered a pre-sentence investigation, and a punishment hearing will be held in about two weeks.
Copyright 2010 KCBD. All rights reserved.