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Veteran CCPD senior officer faces criminal charges

Posted at 7:17 PM, Feb 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-08 00:15:54-05

An investigation has resulted in a Corpus Christi senior police officer facing criminal charges according to officials with CCPD.

A news release issued Thursday night stated detectives discovered evidence that CCPD officer Norma DeLeon had inappropriately represented herself as a public servant while attempting to conduct a welfare check.

The statement continued, “On February 6, 2019, detectives presented the findings of the investigation to the Nueces County District Attorney’s Office, who accepted the case for prosecution.”

Police say DeLeon faces charges of official suppression and impersonating a public servant.

Jail officials added her bond for both charges will be set at $30,000.

According to CCPD, Norma DeLeon, a 10-year veteran of the Police Department, remains on administrative leave.

Detectives added the investigation is still ongoing.

This is a developing story. The article will be updated when more information becomes available.