Warrant issued for Burnet County judge indicted on multiple charges

A Burnet County judge has been indicted on multiple charges.

Officials say Judge James Oakley was indicted Tuesday on the following four charges:

  • Tamper/fabricate physical evidence with intent to impair
  • Abuse of official capacity
  • Abuse of official capacity
  • Official oppression

Burnet County Sheriff Calvin Boyd said an arrest warrant has been issued, but it has not yet been served.

FOX 7 Austin has requested a copy of the indictment and warrant. Once Judge Oakley is in custody, Burnet County says it will provide that information.