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Suspect arrested in Texas murder of constable deputy

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Posted at 4:26 PM, Jan 24, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-26 12:11:44-05

UPDATE

Oscar Rosales, 51, has been arrested by U.S. Marshals while attempting to cross the border at Del Rio, according to KHOU 11.

The arrest was made with the assistance of joint operation marshals, the Gulf Coast Violent Offenders Task Force and Mexican authorities.

ORIGINAL STORY

HOUSTON, Texas — The suspect in the murder of a Texas constable deputy has been identified and is armed and dangerous according to Houston police.

Precinct 5 Corporal Charles Galloway, 47, died Sunday after a driver fired multiple shots at him during an early morning traffic stop and then took off, authorities in Texas said.

The driver has now been identified as 51-year-old Oscar Rosales, police are offering a $60k reward offered for information leading his arrest.

Police Chief Troy Finner said witnesses saw a man get out of his vehicle and fire multiple shots at the deputy, then drive off.

“This is senseless. It makes no sense whatsoever,” Finner said. Heap added that Galloway had no time to respond or defend himself.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers of Houston at (713) 222-TIPS.