PALMVIEW (KFXV) – A man is arrested in Palmview, for allegedly impersonating a U.S. border patrol agent to get out of traffic tickets.
The man was identified as 31-year-old, José Lopez.
He was stopped several times for speeding and reckless driving. Police say he went as far as showing them that looked like border patrol credentials.
The investigation revealed that Lopez works the telephone dispatch for border patrol but not as an agent.
Lopez was arrested and charged with five counts of impersonating a public servant.
His bond is set at $100,000.