Federal Agents conduct search at Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office

Federal Agents conducted a search at the Hidalgo County Sheriff TMs Department for documentation relating to former Commander Jose Padilla.

Hidalgo County Sheriff Lupe Trevino confirmed that agents with the U.S. Attorney TMs Office arrived at the department around 10:30 a.m. Monday.

Sheriff Trevino told Action 4 News that they executed a search warrant at the department, looking for any documents linked to Padilla.

Action 4 reached out to the U.S. Attorney TMs office for a comment, but at this point has not returned our calls.

Sheriff Trevino has not released further details at this time.

We will keep you updated as soon as information is made available.