DPS Trooper Charged with Bribery

POSTED: Tuesday, March 31, 2009 - 7:21am

UPDATED: Thursday, February 25, 2010 - 11:33am

A Weslaco DPS Trooper is arrested and faces several charges.

Juan Ramos Jr. was arrested on Friday by criminal law enforcement officers at his office in Weslaco and the 28 year-old trooper faces three charges including bribery, tampering with evidence and tampering with government records.

Ramon paid a $15,000 dollar bond and was released from the Hidalgo county jail. DPS officials say the trooper has been suspended with pay and pending an administrative investigation. Ramon has been a DPS trooper for about 4 years.

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