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