EDINBURG, Texas — A Texas border police chief and one of his top officers have been formally arrested in in connection with marijuana that was alleged to have been stolen from the police department’s evidence locker.
The drug was allegedly mixed with alcohol to make a homemade remedy for joint pain.
On Tuesday, Sullivan Police Chief Miguel Angel Martinez and officer Angel De La Mora went before a state judge who unsealed an indictment out of the 275th State District Court and formally charged the two.
Court records obtained by Breitbart Texas revealed that Martinez was formally charged with one count of theft by a public servant and two counts of abuse of official capacity. De La Mora was formally charged with one count of possession of marijuana, two counts theft by a public servant, and two counts of abuse of official capacity.