Former Texas police officer convicted of sexually assaulting two males in his custody
RIO GRANDE VALLEY, Texas (KVEO) – A former member of the Progreso Police Division shall be spending time in federal jail for sexually assaulting two males in 2019 whereas they had been in his custody.
A jury discovered Matthew Lee Sepulveda, 25, responsible of two prices of sexual assault on Wednesday after a two-day trial.
In accordance with the lawsuit, Sepulveda arrested the primary sufferer in June 2019 and escorted him to a room within the Progreso Police Division the place he started asking questions of a sexual nature earlier than performing oral intercourse on the sufferer.
The sufferer mentioned she didn’t go away the scene as a result of she was afraid of what would occur to her since Sepulveda was a police officer.
The second sufferer was additionally arrested in June 2019 and was solely 17 years previous on the time of the sexual assault. The sufferer was a passenger in a car and was unable to contact his dad and mom whereas the car he was in was stopped for visitors violation, so Sepulveda took him into custody.
Sepulveda took him to an workplace on the police station and gave him a blowjob.
The agent’s DNA was discovered on the sufferer’s underwear.
Sepulveda served within the Progreso Police Division from April 2019 to July 2019.
He shall be sentenced for his conviction on Could 20. He dangers life imprisonment for these offenses.