Refugio Officer Lee Jordan

Lee Jordan

A Refugio police officer accused of recklessly causing bodily injury to a 3-day old infant by using pepper spray last month was indicted Tuesday, according to court records.

Officer Lee Jordan was indicted on official oppression and injury to a child by a Refugio County grand jury.

Refugio Officer Lee Jordan

Lee Jordan, who joined the Refugio Police department in February 2020, was awarded as 2020 Officer of the Year by the Refugio City Council in March, according to a department Facebook post.

The Advocate does not publish the names of children without a legal guardian's permission. This court document has been edited to omit the name of the infant.

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Chase Rogers covers breaking news and public safety for The Victoria Advocate. He graduated from Texas State University with a bachelor's in mass communications and journalism. Chase can be reached at 361-574-1286, crogers@vicad.com or on Twitter.

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Chase writes about crime and courts for the Victoria Advocate. He grew up in the Dallas–Fort Worth area before attending Texas State University, where he earned a bachelor's degree in mass communication and journalism.

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