Former Cameron Co. Judge Turns Himself In
BROWNSVILLE – Former Cameron County Judge Pete Sepulveda has been arrested.
A Cameron County District Attorney spokeswoman confirmed to CHANNEL 5 NEWS Sepulveda turned himself in Tuesday at the sheriff’s department with his attorney.
In a statement, DA Luis Saenz said Sepulveda was indicted by a grand jury in December on charges of abuse of official capacity, misapplication of fiduciary property and theft by a public servant.
A March 2016, the DA’s office received a complaint about a private road that was paved. The DA’s Public Integrity investigators looked into the allegations and turned over their findings to a grand jury.
Sepulveda is pending arraignment.
The DA is not commenting further as the case remains under investigation.