A former El Paso volunteer reserve deputy constable was arrested and charged with two counts of delivery of a controlled substance.
Former Volunteer Reserve Deputy constable with El Paso County Constable’s Office Precinct 7, Horacio Garcia, was arrested at his home Monday afternoon a months-long investigation conducted by the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office.
An arrest warrant was issued for Garcia, 38, on suspicion of delivering steroids.
Garcia was booked into the El Paso County Detention Facility under bonds totaling $55,000. Garcia was fired from his job, according to Constable Angie Sommers.
“I want the community to know that I take these situations very seriously, my deputies will be rofessional at all times. If you can’t be professional you can’t be here. The citizens deserve better than this and out of Precinct 7 that’s what they’ll get,” said Sommers.