Fort Worth officer arrested for alleged family violence

UPDATE 12/12/2022: Honea was no-billed by a Tarrant County grand jury on Dec. 12, 2022.

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A 16-year veteran of the Fort Worth Police Department is facing a family violence charge.

Nickolas Honea turned himself in to the Tarrant County Sheriff's Department on Monday after a warrant was issued for his arrest.

Police said he was accused of violence against a family member in the Fort Worth suburb of Azle last year.

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"The Fort Worth Police Department holds its officers to a high standard both on and off-duty and does not tolerate criminal misconduct or unethical behavior; therefore, a thorough investigation into the circumstances of these allegations is being conducted," FWPD said in a statement.

Honea will remain on restricted duty while the criminal investigation continues.