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San Marcos Cpl. jailed after illegally arresting pedestrian

by John Bumgardner
Posted on July 16, 2013 at 6:03 PM
Updated Tuesday, Jul 16 at 8:25 PM

SAN MARCOS, Texas -- A police officer in San Marcos is in jail after arresting a pedestrian whom police say didn’t break the law.

Corporal James Angelo Palermo, 40, conducted a traffic stop on May 29 during his midnight shift patrol near 126 S. Guadalupe Street.

According to the arrest affidavit, Palermo stopped a Toyota Prius shortly after 1:00 a.m. for driving the wrong way on a one-way street and began questioning the driver.

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Finally a cop being charged

Finally a cop being charged with the crimes he committed. This should be done in every case

Is the one in jail still on paid administrative leave?

Is the one in jail still on paid administrative leave?

This is just one of the cops

in San Marcos arrested on consecutive days...the other was illegaly obtaining prescription pills.


I'd rather have a bottle in front o' me than a frontal lobotomy