Authorities arrest former Alamo police officer accused of stealing weapon from department

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A former Alamo police officer accused of stealing a weapon from the Alamo Police Department in 2014 was arrested at his house in San Juan Thursday morning, according to the Alamo Police Department.

The officer, who has not been identified, is expected to be arrainged Friday morning.

According to police, the officer stole an AR-15 from the department in 2014 when he was still an officer. Solis says the officer then left the department for unknown reasons.

The department launched an investigation against him and after speaking to several witnesses, finally obtained a warrant for his arrest.

The Alamo Police Department and Texas Rangers are working to recover the weapon.

The case remains under investigation.

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