Former Border Patrol Agent Sentenced to Federal Prison
MCALLEN – A former Border Patrol agent will spend two years behind bars for making false claims to benefit drug trafficking organizations.
Eduardo Bazan is accused of making a false statement regarding a narcotics seizure. He pleaded guilty to the charges in June.
The Department of Justice said law enforcement learned a load of cocaine Border Patrol seized in 2007 may had been staged with diluted narcotics to allow drug traffickers to steal the original drugs.
Bazan will also be serving three years of supervised release.
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