A border patrol agent assigned to the Falfurrias Station was also indicted. Deputy Chief Patrol Agent Raul Ortiz released the following statement this afternoon.
“Agent Polanco has been indicted for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute a controlled substance, and is also charged with one count of possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance. Daniel Polanco has been employed with CBP for 9 years. After he turned himself in today, he was placed on leave without pay.”
Deputy Chief Ortiz says the agents actions do not reflect on the agency’s values or principles.