New Information on El Paso Police Officer Charged with Marijuana Possession
POSTED: Wednesday, March 30, 2011 - 10:11am
UPDATED: Thursday, March 31, 2011 - 8:17am
EL PASO – NewsChannel 9 has learned new information about the El Paso police officer who is facing drug charges.
Detectives arrested officer Robert Barragan along with Crystal Robles on Monday evening.
Both are charged with marijuana possession.
Court documents reveal detectives staked out their home in the 3700 block of La Cuesta all day Monday before the arrests.
After getting a search warrant, police said they found a bag of pot next to a glass pipe and a marijuana cigarette inside the house.
The Police Department is in the process of firing Barragan, who is an 8-year veteran of the force.