Former Mathis officer arrested, accused of theft of equipment

Theodore Leon Khnanisho

According to Jim Wells County Sheriff’s Office, former Mathis Police Officer Theodore Leon Khnanisho, 41, was arrested in Alice on Sunday and charged with theft of property $750 to $2,500, which is a misdemeanor.

Khnanisho, who was fired the week prior to his arrest, refused to turn in his police issued equipment and a warrant was filed for his arrest.

His bond set at $5,000.