A San Diego-area Border Patrol agent has been arrested after federal agents said they discovered a hidden room at his home in which illegal immigrants were being harbored -- including the Border Patrol agent's father, NBC San Diego reported on its website.
The Border Patrol agent, Marcos Gerardo Manzano Jr., 26, is facing charges of the harboring illegal immigrants.
The discovery was made at about 6 a.m. Tuesday, when a SWAT team raided Manzano's home and found an undocumented man hidden in the room. They also found evidence of drug dealing, the station reported.
The accused agent's 46-year-old father, Marcos Gerardo Manzano Sr., is being sought on immigration violation charges, the station reported.
-- Lance Murray