A Brady, Texas Police Officer, who has also worked for the Coleman Police Department, has been arrested, charged with Official Oppression in connection to an off-duty incident on the evening of January 1, 2020.
According to a press release put out by the Brady Police Department on Monday afternoon, at approximately 3:00 pm on Friday afternoon (01/10/20), Brady Police were contacted by the Brownwood Police Department and made aware of an active arrest warrant that had just been issued for Brady Police Officer Joshua Carlock, officially charging him with the offense of Official Oppression, a Class A Misdemeanor.
According to Brady Police, this warrant stems from their investigation of an off-duty incident involving Carlock while he was returning home to Brownwood from work on the evening of January 1st, 2020.
As a result of this arrest order, Carlock was immediately placed on Administrative Leave with pay and was ordered to turn himself into the Brown County Jail for the booking and arraignment process. Carlock was able to post bond (set at $2,500.00) and was subsequently released.
Those charged are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.