Former Slaton Police Officer faces up to a year in jail for theft - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

5/5/10

Former Slaton Police Officer faces up to a year in jail for stealing

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Source: Lubbock Co. Sheriff Source: Lubbock Co. Sheriff

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.

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