Authorities in Texas say a fellow law enforcement officer was arrested on suspicion of felony injury to a child over the weekend.
The Dallas Police Department issued a statement on Sunday confirming that Jamie L. McDonald was arrested on Sunday, though initial reports did not include details surrounding her alleged crime, as reported by WFAA.
Dallas Police Officer Arrested
On October 13, 2018, Dallas Police Sergeant Jamie L. McDonald, #8312, was arrested by officers from the Royce City Police Department. She was arrested on the following charge: Injury to a Child (Felony of the First degree) pic.twitter.com/ceDyvAofx2
— Dallas Police Dept (@DallasPD) October 14, 2018
“On October 13, 2018, Dallas Police Sergeant Jamie L. McDonald, #8312, was arrested by officers from the Royce City Police Department,” police tweeted. “She was arrested on the following charge: Injury to a Child (Felony of the First degree).”
According to the Dallas Morning News, the suspect was a sergeant in the Royse City Police Department at the time of her arrest. McDonald worked in the department’s south central patrol division.
Reports indicate she had been with the agency for more than 16 years and was placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of an investigation.
After she was arrested, police booked McDonald into Rockwall County Jail on Saturday evening.
As of the latest updates available, she remained behind bars. Authorities did not immediately release bond information in connection with the arrest.
[Featured image: Jamie McDonald, Rockwall County Jail]