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Refugio deputy arrested for tampering with evidence

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Posted at 4:03 PM, May 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-21 07:15:44-04

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A Refugio County Sheriff's Office Deputy has been arrested.

According to a press release from the Sheriff's Office, 49-year-old Jeffrey Raymond was arrested Wednesday and charged with tampering with evidence. The crime is believed to have happened at the scene of a death investigation.

The Texas Rangers investigated the incident and issued the warrant.

Refugio Sheriff Raul "Pinky" Gonzales is consulting with council regarding Raymond's future employment with the Sheriff's Office.

A news release states Gonzales will not be answering questions about this case, as it is still an ongoing investigation.