POSTED: Thursday, October 1, 2009 - 7:23am
UPDATED: Thursday, February 25, 2010 - 11:33am
A Brownsville Custom Border Protection and Field Operations officer who spent 16 years at the department is under arrest for alien smuggling.
Agents arrested 50 year-old Javier Cavazos on Tuesday and he is no longer employed by the agency. Customs and Border Protection say DHS is investigating the charges.