Edinburg Officer Charged with Oppression and Tampering with Gov't Record
EDINBURG – An Edinburg police officer is behind bars following an internal investigation.
Officials say Officer Armando Celedon was charged with official oppression and tampering with a government record.
The Edinburg Police Department received a complaint against an officer for police misconduct.
An internal investigation lead Celedon to be placed on indefinite suspension without pay.
A judge concluded Celedon’s actions were consistent with official oppression and tampering with a governmental record.
Celedon turned himself in Wednesday and a combined $15,000 bond was issued.
He was transported to the Hidalgo County Jail.
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