Hudson Police officer placed on supervised probation

By Jena Johnson - bio | email

HUDSON, TX (KTRE) - A Hudson Police officer involved in a traffic stop where he allegedly improperly arrested a man has been placed on supervised probation for six months, according to Lt. Jimmy Casper.

Casper said Officer Cody Sutterfield violated departmental policy. Sutterfield also received three days off without pay.

According to Chris Nair, he was arrested after Sutterfield found one vicodin pill in his truck. Nair said Sutterfield searched his pick-up without his consent. Nair was also cited for not having a bumper, which is not a Texas state law.

A local Texas ranger said what happened was not proper, but it did not rise to the level of a criminal offense.

Casper said their agency takes all complaints seriously and will investigate each and every one of them.

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