Refugio Police Department

The Refugio Police Department, 601 Commerce St. in Refugio.

A district judge dismissed on Monday the lesser of two charges faced by a Refugio police officer accused of injuring an infant with pepper spray during an arrest.

District Judge Kemper Williams dismissed an official oppression charge against Officer Lee Jordan, 37, who was also charged with injury to child.

District Judge Kemper Williams dismissed the lesser of two charges faced by a Refugio officer, who is accused of recklessly causing injury to an infant during an arrest, on Monday, according to court records.

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