Sexual relationship with 14-year-old lands Brownsville teen in jail

Omar Garcia // Brownsville Police Department Photo

A Brownsville teen is behind bars after being involved in a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old girl.

Brownsville police arrested 18-year-old Omar Garcia on Thursday.

A Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) state trooper pulled Garcia over for an alleged traffic violation on the 6100 block of Bowie Road.

Investigat ors told Action 4 News that Garcia had cocaine and was in the company of a 14-year-old girl.

Brownsville police detectives later learned that Garcia and the girl had been involved in an sexual relationship.

Garcia now faces sexual assault of a child and a possession of a controlled substance charges.