A former Madisonville police officer convicted of retaliation for planting methamphetamine on his ex-wife was sentenced Monday to five years on probation.
After being found guilty of the third-degree felony by a Brazos County jury Friday, Jeffrey Covington agreed to probation terms that include a 30-day jail stay and his waiving any right to appeal the verdict in exchange for the state dismissing pending charges of delivery of a controlled substance and official oppression. The Madison County case was moved to Brazos County after a change of venue request from attorneys David Glickler and Jonathan White with the Office of the Attorney General as well as local defense attorney Jim James.
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