COLLEGE STATION, Texas — The Drug Enforcement Agency has confirmed that a 19-year-old arrested for allegedly selling drugs is the daughter of a DEA agent.
In a statement released to KAGS HD News, the agency's public affairs officer, Barbara Carreno said, "the DEA confirmed that Sarah Furay, the daughter of DEA Special Agent Bill Furay, was arrested in College Station, TX on charges related to drug trafficking. The College Station Police Department is handling all investigative matters related to the charges. The Furay family is dealing with this private matter as best they can."
College Station Police arrested Sarah Furay on Nov. 6, after obtaining a warrant to search her apartment at the Cottages in College Station. According to a police report, officers found more than 31 grams of packaged cocaine, 126 grams of high grade marijuana, 29 "ecstasy" tablets, methamphetamine and 60 doses of a drug similar to LSD.
Her father, Bill Furay, currently works as a supervisory special agent at the DEA's Houston Division. He's been with the agency for over 20 years.
Bill Furay chose not to comment for this story, saying only that it is a "personal matter."
Sarah Furay was named as "having the happiest mugshot in America" after smiling during her booking photo. She faces three counts of manufacturing and delivery of a controlled substance and one count of drug possession, all of which are felony charges.
The College Station Police Department is handling all investigative matters related to the charges. CSPD was unavailable for comment as of Wednesday evening.