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CBP Statement on Arrest of Del Rio Sector Border Patrol Agent

Release Date: 
May 6, 2022

On May 2, 2022, a Del Rio Sector Border Patrol Agent was arrested by the Texas Rangers on a warrant stemming from an indictment on a charge of Official Oppression in connection with the alleged assault and mistreatment of a juvenile in custody. The  investigation is being led by the Texas Rangers and U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Office of Professional Responsibility.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection is committed to ensuring alleged misconduct involving CBP employees on or off duty, is thoroughly investigated. CBP stresses honor and integrity in every aspect of our mission, and the overwhelming majority of CBP employees perform their duties with honor and distinction, working tirelessly every day to keep our country safe.

Please see the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Standards of Conduct Policy.

Last modified: 
May 6, 2022