GALVESTON, Texas - 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.