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Sergeant Resigns Amidst Facebook Live Video Controversy

MISSION (KFXV) — After 15 years of service and a Facebook Live post, today Manuel Casas turned in his resignation letter, leaving a vacancy at the Mission Police Department. This decision comes after a Facebook Live video, posted by Casas himself which shows the former sergeant along with his nephew rapping to music while drinking alcoholic beverages inside a vehicle and publicly displaying a clear plastic bag containing what looks like a green leafy substance. After making rounds on social media, Casas was suspended with pay, pending an internal investigation. Casas’ drug test came out negative. However, Mission officials...

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Mission Police Sergeant Suspended following Facebook Live Video

MISSION (KFXV) — An employee from the police department is in the eye of the storm after a video made rounds on social media today. Sergeant Manuel Casas has been suspended after this video was published by Casas himself, over the weekend. This– now deleted– Facebook Live video shows Sergeant Casas along with another man rapping to music while drinking alcoholic beverages inside a vehicle. Casas is presumed to be intoxicated but that isn’t the most surprising part of this video. His companion then explicitly says that they’re in an impaired state. All, while publicly displaying a clear plastic...

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Off-Duty Palmview Police Officer Allegedly Assaults Girlfriend

Palmview (KFXV) — An off duty police officer is arrested and accused of assaulting and threatening his girlfriend with a pistol. The victim telling a 911 operator– Edward Oscar Aleman Cervantes grabbed her by the hair and pushed her into a wall then later barged into a bathroom she was in, “racked” his handgun and pointed at her, then threw the gun at her and told her to kill herself. Officers on scene said Cervantes seemed intoxicated at the time of the arrest on Sunday around 3:45 in the morning. He was not on duty at the time.  Cervantes is charged...

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