Border Patrol agent formally charged in McAllen DWI wreck

      Adrian Parada Jr. / McAllen Police Department Mugshot

      A Border Patrol agent has been formally charged for a McAllen DWI wreck that left one person in critical condition.

      McAllen police arrested 27-year-old Border Patrol Adrian Parada, Jr. on an intoxication assault charge early Sunday morning.

      Parada is accused of causing a three-car wreck off West Nolana Avenue and North 10th Street around 2:45 a.m. Sunday.

      Investigators said Parada rear-ending a car waiting at a stop light.

      The rear-ended car crashed into a McAllen Police Department patrol unit.

      The driver of the rear-ended car remains in critical condition.

      Parada appeared before a McAllen municipal judge on Monday afternoon where he was formally charged with third-degree felony intoxication assault.

      The Border Patrol agent was issued a $75,000 dollar bond.