DPS: Border agent had 110 pounds of cocaine in car

PHOENIX (AP) -- A U.S. Border Patrol agent in Arizona has been arrested and charged after authorities said state troopers found 110 pounds of cocaine in his car. 
 
A criminal complaint filed in federal court shows Arizona Department of Public Safety troopers pulled over 47-year-old agent Juan Pimentel on Nov. 18 near Marana, just north of Tucson.
 
The complaint says Pimentel was driving a rental car with about 110 pounds of cocaine. The document says he initially told a state trooper the drugs weren't his but later said he was going to be paid $50,000 to transport them to Chicago. 
 
Pimentel has been charged with possession with intent to distribute. He remains detained in Arizona. 
 
His attorney, Eric Manch, says Pimentel hasn't filed a plea but is entitled to a presumption of innocence until proven guilty. 
 
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