DPS trooper indicted on child sexual assault charges - KXXV Central Texas News Now

DPS trooper indicted on child sexual assault charges

(Source: Bell County Jail) (Source: Bell County Jail)
BELL COUNTY, TX (KXXV) -

The Bell County Sheriff’s Department said a DPS trooper has been indicted on indecency with a child sexual assault involving a 15-year-old girl.

Harpin Myers turned himself into the Bell County Jail on Thursday. Myers, 60, is a DPS trooper.

DPS said termination proceedings have been initiated. 

Myers was suspended in December 2015 when initial allegations were made about off-duty behavior. Myers started with the department in February 1981. 

The indictment follows an investigation by the Bell County Sheriff’s Office and the Texas Rangers.

He was arraigned by the 27th Judicial District Court, and his bond was set at $10,000.

Myers has bonded out and was released from jail.

Copyright 2017 KXXV. All rights reserved. 

  • NewsMore>>

  • AP source: Kavanaugh, Ford agree to testify on Thursday

    AP source: Kavanaugh, Ford agree to testify on Thursday

    Saturday, September 22 2018 1:51 AM EDT2018-09-22 05:51:44 GMT
    Sunday, September 23 2018 1:22 AM EDT2018-09-23 05:22:08 GMT
    (Jim Bourg/Pool Photo via AP, File). FILE - In this Sept. 4, 2018, file photo Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh is surrounded by photographers as he stands with Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley R-Iowa, during his confirmatio...(Jim Bourg/Pool Photo via AP, File). FILE - In this Sept. 4, 2018, file photo Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh is surrounded by photographers as he stands with Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley R-Iowa, during his confirmatio...

    The high-stakes brinkmanship over whether Brett Kavanaugh's accuser would testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee came to a momentary standstill as GOP Chairman Chuck Grassley gave Christine Blasey Ford more time to decide on the terms of her appearance.

    More >>

    The high-stakes brinkmanship over whether Brett Kavanaugh's accuser would testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee came to a momentary standstill as GOP Chairman Chuck Grassley gave Christine Blasey Ford more time to decide on the terms of her appearance.

    More >>
  • Father claims repairman sniffed, stole young daughter's underwear

    Father claims repairman sniffed, stole young daughter's underwear

    Sunday, September 23 2018 1:08 AM EDT2018-09-23 05:08:54 GMT
    The father filed a police report and is waiting to speak with detectives. It’s unclear what charges the repairman could face. (Source: Jason Cooper/Nest/KCAL/KCBS/CNN)The father filed a police report and is waiting to speak with detectives. It’s unclear what charges the repairman could face. (Source: Jason Cooper/Nest/KCAL/KCBS/CNN)

    The father filed a police report and is waiting to speak with detectives. It’s unclear what charges the repairman could face.

    More >>

    The father filed a police report and is waiting to speak with detectives. It’s unclear what charges the repairman could face.

    More >>
  • NJ sheriff resigns after racist, homophobic recordings surface

    NJ sheriff resigns after racist, homophobic recordings surface

    Saturday, September 22 2018 9:56 PM EDT2018-09-23 01:56:35 GMT
    (Source: Bergen County Sheriff's Office/CNN)(Source: Bergen County Sheriff's Office/CNN)

    He and the four undersheriff’s he appointed resigned Friday, one day after a recording of him going on a homophobic and racist rant was released by WNYC.

    More >>

    He and the four undersheriff’s he appointed resigned Friday, one day after a recording of him going on a homophobic and racist rant was released by WNYC.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly