Edinburg Officer Charged with Oppression and Tampering with Gov't Record

3 years 2 months 2 days ago Wednesday, July 31 2019 Jul 31, 2019 July 31, 2019 5:03 PM July 31, 2019 in News - Local
Armando Celedon

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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