Galveston Police Department Captain turns himself in, charged with assault, harassment

Pedro Alcocer

A Galveston Police Department Captain was released on bond after turning himself in on Monday. 

According to a release, Galveston Police Department Captain Pedro Alcocer was involved in an off-duty disturbance regarding possible criminal conduct on Friday. 

Authorities said preliminary investigations were shared with the Galveston County District Attorney’s Office who recommended charges of assault family violence and harassment. 

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Arrest warrants were issued for Alcocer two days later.

On Monday, Alcocer turned himself in to the Galveston County Jail and was released on bond. 

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Alcocer has been placed on administrative leave without pay pending final disposition of the case. 

Authorities said Alcocer has been with the Galveston Police Department since January 1991.