Houston police officer arrested in drug charges

Thursday, August 21, 2014
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A Houston police officer has been arrested on drug possession charges with the intent to sell

HOUSTON (KTRK) -- A Houston police officer has been arrested on drug possession charges with the intent to sell.

Officer Jasmine Renee Bonner was taken into custody August 19 in the 25000 block of the North Freeway. A spokesperson with the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office says Officer Bonner was involved in a drug transaction that included one kilo of cocaine.

The arrest was part of a federal investigation. Authorities say Bonner and another individual were arrested during the incident. Bonner's six-year-old son was with her at the time of the arrest. She is being held at the Montgomery County jail and faces a $1,000,000 bond.

A spokesperson for the Houston Police Department says Bonner was assigned to the juvenile division and had been an officer for two years. She is now relieved of duties pending the outcome of the investigation.