No Jail Time for Former La Joya ISD Officer Who Stole $16K

3 years 9 months 2 weeks ago Monday, June 10 2019 Jun 10, 2019 June 10, 2019 5:32 PM June 10, 2019 in News - Local

LA JOYA – A La Joya Independent School District police officer who stole $16,000 from the campus crime stoppers program will not do any time behind bars.

The former officer, Carlos Javier Garcia of Brownsville, was sentenced to a four year probation last Monday.

Just before his sentencing, the 58-year-old presented the Hidalgo County District Attorney’s Office with a check for the missing money.

Watch the news clip above for further details.

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