Chief Deputy Arnold Holmes
FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – The Chief Deputy
at the Tarrant County Precinct 8 Constable’s Office has pleaded guilty
to a charge of Abuse of Official Capacity after a months-long
investigation into double dipping by deputies.
The Tarrant County District Attorney’s office began looking into the claims after a CBS 11 News investigation in November 2017
revealed how deputies were seen working as security for grocery stores
when they were apparently supposed to be on the clock for the county.
Court records show Chief Deputy Arnold Holmes must serve
five years of probation, permanently surrender his peace officer license
and pay restitution of $6,660.50.
He also has to “testify truthfully in future trials involving this criminal transaction,” according to the plea agreement.
CBS 11 reached out to Precinct 8 Constable Michael Campbell.
When asked about the developments, he said he “didn’t know anything