UPDATED at 9:15 p.m. to reflect that calls to numerous city officials for comment have not been returned.
An arrest warrant has been issued for a Dallas police officer and grand jury referrals have been made for a dozen others in connection with an alleged pyramid scheme, the department announced Friday evening.
The department’s public integrity unit has obtained an arrest warrant for Officer Reginald Jones, a nearly 20-year employee who is assigned to the South Central Patrol Division, the department said in a news release. He is being sought on suspicion of promoting and organizing a pyramid promotion scheme.
In addition, grand jury referrals on the charge of participating in and promoting a pyramid promotion scheme have been made for 12 other officers — all also from the South Central Patrol Division, the department said. In alphabetical order, they are:
- Maj. David Davis
- Officer Anthony Edmond
- Sgt. Constance Lewis
- Officer Paul Logan
- Sr. Cpl. Pearl McDowell
- Sgt. Latasha Moore
- Sgt. Rachel Moore
- Officer Carlton Nelson
- Sr. Cpl. Raquel Oliver
- Sr. Cpl. Aaron Rucker
- Lt. Giovanni Wells
- Sgt. Jennifer Wells
Grand jury referrals on the same charge have also been made on Reserve Officer Brad Deason and civilian Sonja Davis, the department said.
All of the officers involved are on administrative leave pending the outcome of an internal affairs investigation, the release said.
The South Central Patrol Division is headquartered near Camp Wisdom and Lancaster roads in southeast Oak Cliff.