FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – A Fort Worth Police officer is facing multiple charges, accused of attacking a man and then trying to cover it up.
A Tarrant County grand jury indicted officer Jon Romer, Jr. last week on charges of official oppression and perjury.READ MORE: Dallas Fed: Texas 'Jobs Rebounded Strongly In March'
He was booked into the Tarrant County Jail Thursday evening.READ MORE: Man In His Late 80s Found Deceased In Southeast Dallas Home That Caught Fire
The indictment accuses Romer of punching, choking and pushing a man he was arresting in 2016.
Romer is also accused of making a false statement last month during a police investigation.MORE NEWS: Feds Charge Dallas Attorney Rayshun Jackson In Drug Money Laundering Scheme
The Fort Worth Police Department would not comment on the situation.