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CCPD police officer arrested for domestic violence, tampering evidence

Posted at 9:19 AM, Dec 22, 2018
Photo: Tommy Cabello, who is accused of domestic violence. (Courtesy: Nueces County Jail)

A Corpus Christi police officer is facing serious charges.

Nueces County jail officials say Corpus Christi police officer Tommy Cabello was arrested Friday night.


He faces charges that include continuous violence against a family member, tampering with a witness and tampering evidence.

His bond amount was set at $150,000.

Jail records state Cabello was released Saturday afternoon after posting bond.

Lt. Michael Pena, a spokesman for the Corpus Christi police department, said Senior Officer Cabello is currently on paid administrative leave.

The 45-year-old officer has been arrested before on similar charges.