Crooked Cop Quits After Being Caught Faking His Death
SMH… A Texas cop who had been under an internal investigation by his department is jobless and in even deeper isht after faking his own death and fleeing to Mexico. Officer Coleman Martin turned in his letter of resignation at police headquarters in Austin, TX while accompanied by his lawyer Wednesday The Austin-American Statesman reported.
It’s very important that what he does now is taking care of himself and his family,” his lawyer Rachel Rogers told the paper.
That resignation was effective immediately — but the drama surrounding Martin has been building since his April 26th disappearance, which set off a police hunt that used both local and federal resources.
According to an arrest affidavit, Martin told another woman (not his wife) by email that he left his car in south Texas parked near a body of water close to the U.S./Mexico border. A suicide note was left inside. Martin rode a bike some 8 miles to a local store, then took a cab to the border and caught a bus further into Mexico.
What a dummy! Where he messed up is this woman told authorities he boasted to her about his treachery!
Martin was ultimately nabbed on return to the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport about a week later after arriving on a flight from Colombia.
He is still facing a charge of causing a false alarm, a Class A misdemeanor.
That doesn’t sound like much of a charge to us. Wasn’t there something more serious he could have been charged with?