Border Patrol Agent Arrested For False Alerts On US Citizen
The agent is accused of filing false alerts against a man who had accused his brother-in-law of sexual assault.By Ben Lawson | October 10, 2015
A U.S. Border Patrol agent has been arrested for creating false alerts to repeatedly detain a lawful U.S. citizen who frequently crosses the Mexican border.
A release from the United States District Attorney's Office says the agent, Martin Rene Duran, was targeting the man because he had accused Duran's brother-in-law of molesting his son and stepson.
Court documents say the alerts caused the target to be stopped five times between May and August 2013, sometimes at gunpoint.