LAREDO, TEXAS (KGNS) – A veteran for the Laredo Police Department is under arrest on four counts of indecency with a child early Friday morning.
Victor Rodriguez has been an officer for the department for the past 14 years.
According to police, an investigation began last May after a mother reported to police that Rodriguez inappropriately touched her daughter.
Police say after thorough investigation, there was enough to render a warrant for his arrest.
According a statement send out by Rodriguez’s attorney, it says in part:
“Mr. Rodriguez has cooperated fully with authorities in this case, passed a polygraph examination about these allegations, and we’ve even submitted evidence to the detectives of the Laredo Police Department explaining the ‘motivation’ for making these false allegations.”
His attorney goes on to say they believe Rodriguez will be found innocent.
As of now, Rodriguez will remain on administrative duty pending the outcome of his case in court.
To see the full statement, you can click the link to the document on the right.