Former Rio Hondo officer arrested on burglary charge
RIO HONDO, TX (KVEO NEWS CENTER 23) — A home burglary in Rio Hondo leads to the arrest of two men, including one former Rio Hondo police officer.
A gardner noticed that his employer's gate was open and several tools were missing with the ID of a Rio Hondo officer on the ground.
The homeowner reported that he received a call from a Rio Hondo police officer who stated he had opened the gate, after the burglary, and apprehended the person who had done the crime.
The accused person then stated that he was riding in the officer's unit and that the officer committed the crime.
The officer resigned from the Rio Hondo Police Department and then fled to Houston where he was arrested on an outstanding burglary warrant.