According to the Fort Worth Department, the 16-year-old turned himself in after Azalea police obtained an arrest warrant for him on Monday.
AZLE, Texas — A 16-year-old Fort Worth police officer has been charged with family violence since last year, according to the Police Department.
The Fort Worth Department said in a press release that Azal officers responded to a domestic disturbance call involving Officer Nicholas Honia on November 30, 2021.
When he came to know about the incident, he said that Honia was put on restricted duty while he was investigated by his internal affairs unit.
The Fort Worth Police Department (FWPD) announced, “He was stripped of all police powers during the ongoing criminal and administrative investigation.”
According to FWPD, Ajale police had received a warrant for Honia’s arrest on Monday. He was wanted on charges of family violence.
The officer then turned himself in to the Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office.
“The Fort Worth Police Department holds its officers to a high standard both on-duty, and does not tolerate criminal misconduct or unethical behavior,” the department said.
He said that they are thoroughly investigating the allegations. Further details about the case have not been released.