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In exchange for pleading guilty, a former Sullivan City police officer will not serve any jail time after he took marijuana from the department's evidence room, according to media reports.
Angel de la Mora, 32, pleaded guilty to two counts of official oppression Monday, according to valleycentral.com. The Sullivan City Police Department did not immediately respond for comment.
On May 21, 2015, Sullivan City Police Chief Miguel Martinez saw de la Mora take handfuls of marijuana from the department's evidence room and did not stop the officer. Texas Rangers investigated the incident and Martinez and de la Mora were indicted January 27, 2016.
Martinez was charged with theft by a public servant and two counts of abuse of official capacity, according to valleycentral.com.
De la Mora was charged with theft by a public servant, possession of marijuana, and two counts of abuse of official capacity, according to Hidalgo County Jail Records.
De la Mora was fired last July and Martinez resigned April 8, 2016, according to KGBT.