A Border Patrol agent arrested for possession of an illegal firearm and heroin last April was sentenced to three years’ probation in a Vista courthouse Monday.
Brandon James Herrera pleaded guilty on July 23 to unlawful possession of an assault weapon.
In April, Oceanside police found a short barrel rifle and around five grams of heroin inside Herrera’s truck during a search.
Herrera's vehicle matched the description of a vehicle associated with a suspicious person report, according to Oceanside police.
Herrera was credited with time served and no additional custody was ordered by the court.