Convicted Ex-Border Agent Now Charged with Making Threat at Hearing
WESLACO – A former Border Patrol agent convicted of helping to move drugs is now facing more charges.
Daniel Polanco is now accused of threatening to assault a federal agent.
Court records allege the threat was made at a hearing to request a new trial and acquittal.
Polanco was out on bond awaiting sentencing, but is now behind bars.
A bond hearing on his new charges is set for next week.