Former Officer Enters Plea to Sexual Communication with Minor

Published 10/10 2013 05:41PM

Updated 10/10 2013 05:43PM

A former Ryan reserve police officer accused of sending explicit text messages to a minor has entered a plea to his charge.

Robert Gutierrez Jr. is charged with sending explicit texts to a 15-year-old girl.

Jefferson County district attorney officials say Gutierrez entered a "blind plea" of guilty .

That means he didn't accept the D.A.'s plea offer.

Authorities say the alleged victim was Gutierrez's foster child several months before the alleged texts were sent.

Gutierrez was a reserve officer for the Ryan Police Department assigned to Ryan Public School.

The judge has ordered a pre-sentence investigation before he decides Gutierrez's punishment.

He's expected to be sentenced Dec. 3.

Copyright 2016 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

  • Texoma's Home Page
  • KFDX 3 Weather
  • KFDX 3 Sports
  • KFDX 3 Weather
  • KFDX 3 News Instagram
  • TexomasHomepage Mobile App