Joshua Vega

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Service Record

Agency San Antonio Texas Police Department
Rank Officer
Dates of Service Hired April, 2017[1]
Last Known Status Active

Incident Reports

2017 Shooting of Guadalupe Balderas

On April 15, 2017, police were called to a disturbance. They found Balderas with a combat-style knife, which he refused to drop. One officer deployed his taser, and Vega shot Balderas, who recovered from his wounds.[1]

Baldaras was charged with aggravated assault against a public servant.[1]

2018 Arrest of Kimberly Esparza

Department Response

Vega was suspended two days for muting his body-worn camera during portions of the incident.[2][3]

Legal Action