Senior U.S. Border Patrol Agent Arrested for Child Porn

By Michael W. Chapman | December 6, 2016 | 2:48pm EST

(AP) 

 

(CNSNews.com) -- A 50-year-old senior U.S. Border Patrol agent, stationed in Del Rio, Texas, was arrested Friday and charged with distribution of child pornography and with attempting to entice an 8-year-old girl into having sex, reported the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Texas

The Border Patrol agent, Salvador Contreras, "allegedly sent numerous images depicting child pornography to an individual whom he believed was the mother of an eight-year-old girl," said the U.S. Attorney's Office.

"During those communications, he allegedly expressed his desire to engage in sexual conduct with the child and made arrangements to travel to Cotulla [Texas] to do so."

The agent faces a minimum of 10 years to life in federal prison if convicted, said the U.S. Attorney's Office, "as well as a minimum of five and up to 20 years for the distribution of child pornography." 

(AP) 

 

 

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