|Abel Diaz Rodriguez|
Texas City, Texas
A former Houston police officer was arrested Monday and charged with sexual assault involving a child, according to the Texas City Police Department.
The former HPD officer has been identified as 54-year-old Abel Diaz Rodriguez, who is facing three counts of sexual assault of a child. Officials said he has bonds totaling $120,000 and will be transferred to the Galveston County Jail.
According to investigators, the charges are all related to one victim, who is 15 years old.
Texas City police said Rodriguez served in the Houston Police Department for 25 years. He has been retired for eight years.