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Detective investigating whether kidnap-sex assault suspect has more victims

Sheriff’s Detectives arrested Nigel Tucker, 62, and accused him of “unlawfully transporting a friend of one of his clients, without their consent to his home and engaging in unwanted sexual acts,” according to the agency’s Facebook page.

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Bloomfield Police launch new app for reporting suspicious activity

BLOOMFIELD, N.M. (KRQE) - A new app will help Bloomfield Police better protect the community.The department has enrolled in "StopIt" an online platform that collects citizen reports about suspicious activity.It allows users to anonymously submit tips containing text, photos or video.The app will lau

KRQE NEWS 13 - 2018-08-13 22:54:31

Farmington caregiver accused of sexually assaulting woman

The sheriff's office says 62-year-old Nigel Tucker was working for the San Juan County Center for Independence when he met a friend of one of his patients, took her home, and sexually assaulted her.


Father: Aztec high shooter visited 'neo-Nazi' websites

The report also documents that the shooter, who had dropped out of high school and in recent years built a racist online persona, once allegedly threatened to shoot a neighbor.


PHOTOS: Pets of the week | Aug. 11

Noodles is an older gentleman looking for a quiet home without children. He is about 10 years old and did not have much socialization when he was younger. Because of that, he can be reactive to fast movement, people trying to grab him, loud noises or voices. Once he gets to know you, he is a playful


Man charged in fatal Farmington drive-by killed by Arizona police

Pedro Lucero, 42, was chargedwith killing 24-year-old Francine Delgado and injuring 28-year-old Rebecca Jacquez in a drive-by Aug. 1.


What's happening at the 2018 San Juan County Fair

In this file photo, Daydre Silva, 10, left, and Pixie Littlefield, 10, of Aztec, ride the Cliff Hanger during a previous San Juan County Fair McGee Park.(Photo: Daily Times file photo)


Legislators will discuss impacts of closing San Juan Generating Station

FARMINGTON — As the potential closure of the San Juan Generating Station approaches in 2022, local leaders are focused on educating state legislators about the impacts the closure will have on the Four Corners area, as well as the state.

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Aztec High shooter visited 'neo-Nazi' websites, father says

The report also documents that the shooter, who had dropped out of high school and in recent years built a racist online persona, once allegedly threatened to shoot a neighbor.


Farmington man convicted of child sex abuse

Eddie Mares, 35, was convicted of two second-degree felony counts of criminal sexual penetration Tuesday in front of District Judge John Dean Jr., according to San Juan County chief deputy district attorney Dustin O'Brien.


Farmington woman has been arrested in a child abuse case

FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a Farmington woman has been arrested in a child abuse case.Police say 34-year-old Jolynn Spahe was taken into custody Tuesday.Her 11-month-old daughter was flown to an Albuquerque hospital with multiple skulls fractures after being left with Spahe's boyfriend,


Farmington homicide suspect shot, killed by U.S. Marshals in Arizona

Police had been searching for 41-year-old Pedro "Peter" Lucerosince a double shooting in Farmington last Wednesday.24-year-old Francine Delgado was shot and killed. Another woman was shot in the buttock, but she was treated and released.Police say Lucero was located by U.S. Marshals in Mesa, Arizon


11-month-old fighting for her life, child abuse charges filed

"We went to go see her and that was the hardest thing we've ever had to do," Scarlet’s cousin, Colbersen Atole said.


Mother charged in connection to child abuse of her infant

Jeremiah Yazziee-Miller, 37, of Farmington, is accused of shaking the infant and striking her head on a bed's headboard Saturday night, according to court documents.


Farmington police blotter for Aug. 2

• Elbert Begaye was arrested on Aug. 2 at 9:15 p.m. on the 700 block of West Apache Street in Farmington for alleged possession, consumption, sale or service in public places.


Two suspects charged in connection to stabbing

(Photo: San Juan County Adult Detention Center)Story HighlightsRachel Lopez, 46, and Jarvis Mute, 35, are accused of a third-degree felony count of aggravated battery.The victim had a 3- to 4-inch laceration on his face and an 1-inch laceration to the right side of his abdomen.Mute and Lopez both de


Police ask for help catching Bloomfield vandals

BLOOMFIELD, N.M. (KRQE) - The city of Bloomfield is asking citizens to keep an eye out for vandals.The city has spent roughly $10,000 replacing lanterns along the walking paths near the San Juan River after being destroyed by vandals.They're now asking anyone who sees vandals in action to call the B


Sheriff angry over Bloomfield man's reduced child porn sentence

Per the sentence by Judge Bradford J. Dalley, Long will “serve his time at the local detention center, receive work release and have unsupervised visits with his young children,” the Sheriff's Office release stated.


Farmington attorney disciplined by Supreme Court board

The court suspended Morrow for a year but deferred the sentence if he meets certain conditions, including completing six hours of continuing legal education and is supervised by a New Mexico attorney, according to court documents.


Farmington man accused of shaking, striking an infant

Jeremiah Yazziee-Miller, 37, was charged with a first-degree felony count of child abuse, according to a Farmington police press release.