Jal Man Facing Federal Drug Charges

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

Federal drug charges for a jail man and authorities say the investigation's not over yet.

Drug authorities busted Eloy Barrera earlier this week in Jal for doling out cocaine.

They say his arrest is actually tied to a massive roundup in Kermit we told you about first on NewsWest Nine.

Barrera was initially put behind bars in Chavez County, New Mexico, but jail officials tell NewsWest 9, U.S. Marshals have since picked him up to move him to Midland.