Former police officer arraigned on additional charge


EDINBURG, Texas — A former Progreso Police officer accused of Sexual Assault and Civil Rights violations is arraigned on an additional charge after turning himself in to authorities.

Court records indicate 24-year-old Matthew Sepulveda allegedly performed oral sex on a 17-year-old boy in custody and later requesting the same thing from the boy’s twin brother.

Sepulveda was arraigned this afternoon on charges of Official Oppression, Sexual Assault, and Civil Rights Violations of a Person in Custody.

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