Cameron County detention officer arrested for attempted smuggling

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Juliet Gallardo
Credit: Cameron County Sheriff’s Office

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (KVEO) —A Cameron County detention officer was arrested Monday for attempted smuggling.

According to Cameron County Sheriff Eric Garza, Juliet Gallardo attempted to smuggle narcotics into the Carrizales-Rucker Cameron County Detention Center.

Gallardo was arrested by the Criminal Investigation Department.

Garza announced Gallardo’s arrest with a statement on integrity.

“I am determined in keeping our reputation and integrity at it’s highest level, therefore, we are always vigilant,” said Garza.

This investigation is ongoing.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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