The Moore County News Press in Texas is reporting that the acting chief of the Sunray Police Department is being held on a charge of tampering with a governmental document. The news outlet, quoting a press release from the Texas Department of Public Safety, said that acting chief Joseph Flores was arrested on Friday. Wayne County officials say Flores was interviewed as part of the Sodus double homicide investigation. The charges filed against him are not related to the double murder. Authorities are investigating the murder of Joseph Niles and Amber Washburn in Sodus, back on Oct. 22. Timothy Dean, who is accused of firing the fatal shots and is facing murder charges, was the chief of the Texas police department until this past June. Niles’s-ex, Charlene Childers, is charged with conspiracy, and Sunray police officer Bron Bohlar was also charged with conspiracy and arrested this last Tuesday.
We could now have a fourth arrest in connection with the double homicide in Sodus last month.
KVII-TV in Amarillo, Texas reports acting Sunray, Texas police chief Joseph Flores was arrested Friday and charged with tampering with a government document.
Authorities have not confirmed yet whether Flores’s arrest is related to the ongoing investigation into the murders of Joshua Niles and Amber Washburn.
Timothy Dean, who is accused of firing the fatal shots and is facing murder charges, was the chief of that department until this past June.
Niles’s ex, Charlene Childers, is charged with conspiracy, and Sunray police officer Bron Bohlar was charged with the same crime and arrested this past Tuesday.
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