police officer has been charged with two counts of Indecency with a Child by
Sexual Contact – Felony 2.
On February 4,
2019, the Galveston Police Department received a complaint regarding a possible
criminal allegation against Officer Dion Watson. After a preliminary
investigation, the Galveston Police Department requested the assistance of the
Galveston County Sheriff’s Office, who agreed to complete the
investigation. The Galveston County Sheriff’s arrested Officer Watson on
March 12, 2019.
joined the Galveston Police Department in September 2001 and was assigned to
the Investigative Services Bureau.
will remain on paid Administrative Leave pending the outcome of the
All further media
inquiries should be referred to the Galveston County Sheriff’s Office.
Click Here To Read Probable Cause Affidavit
CPT Joshua Schirard
Operations Bureau Commander