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Española City Police arrested a Chimayó man on an outstanding warrant, after they tried to speak to him regarding a claim he made about killing his wife.
An Oklahoma woman living in Española got a lesson in using caution when trying to help others, after a Santa Fe man beat her and kicked in her door, after she let him spend the night.
A Velarde man who was pulled over on Dec. 22 because New Mexico State Police thought a murder suspect was in a car that matched his, vowed to police that he was going to flood the city with “blues” and use his gang connections to “ruin lives.”
A 42-year-old Dulce man was arrested for driving while under the influence on Dec. 20, after he high-centered his Honda Pilot and admitted to a deputy that he drank Jim Beam earlier in the day.
The police blotter is published to give readers an abridged look at criminal activity in their community and neighborhood. It is simply an illustration of what local law enforcement, funded by taxpayers, must deal with daily throughout the Española Valley.
On Wednesday, for the second time this year, a jury deliberated charges against former Rio Arriba County Sheriff James Lujan for harboring a felon and intimidating a witness in March 2017. This time, they returned with a verdict.
A Hernandez woman was allegedly assaulted on Oct. 23, after a woman came to her mother's house and accused her of having an affair with her boyfriend.