A senior Border Patrol agent who was accused of sexually assaulting a junior female agent was allowed to quietly retire from the agency following his arrest and indictment, The New York Times reported Saturday. Gus Zamora, 51, was arrested and indicted on sexual assault and kidnapping charges in July. The case, according to The Times, is currently in pretrial hearings in Tuscon. Zamora's attorney, Brad Roach, told the paper his client has pleaded not guilty to the accusations and "looks forward to proving his innocence at trial. Zamora was a high-ranking official within the Border Patrol who rose up the ranks to become assistant chief in the Yuma sector.
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