Travis County Sheriff’s Office has arrested Corrections Officer Carlos Luna,
21. He is charged with Tampering with a Governmental Record, a Class A
19, 2019, a supervisor was reviewing surveillance camera footage in Building 12
at the Travis County Correctional Complex in Del Valle and noticed Luna did not
appear to be conducting “post visual” checks on inmates at the times he
recorded in a logbook.
Internal Affairs investigation was immediately opened, which was followed by a
criminal investigation. During the investigation, Luna was reassigned to a
position that did not require inmate supervision.
found that during the week of June 10-16, Luna logged 49 post visual checks,
but video evidence shows he did not perform 34 of them. Luna told detectives he
had been falsifying post visual logs for the last one to two months. In his
interview, he acknowledged the “high importance” of the checks to ensure
inmates’ safety and health.
has been employed with TCSO since July 16, 2017. His case is currently under
review for administrative or disciplinary action.