Veteran officer involved in drug trafficking busted in Texas

A veteran police officer in South Texas suspected of being involved in drug trafficking was recently arrested by Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agents, the San Antonio Express-News reported on July 18.

According to reports, the U.S. attorney’s office confirmed that Hector Mendez was arrested on July 17, and a drug-related charge has been filed against him. Mendez has been serving the South Texas Police as a Mission police officer for 17 years. In 2014, there were two other Mission law enforcement officers sentenced to lengthy prison terms after they were both found guilty of drug trafficking charges.

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