Border Patrol agent arrested for sexual assault in Brewster Co.

Border Patrol agent arrested for sexual assault in Brewster Co.

BREWSTER COUNTY, TX (KWES) - A U.S. Border Patrol agent was arrested Friday for 2 counts of sexual assault in Brewster County.

According to the Alpine Avalanche, Jesus "Jesse" Salgado Nanez, 44, was released Sunday on two $10,000 bonds.

Nanez has been an agent since 2010, and worked out of the Big Bend Sector, Alpine station.

The alleged assaults occurred in Alpine.

Bill Brooks, a Border Patrol spokesman, confirmed Nanez was placed on administrative duties following his arrest.

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