Aztec Crime

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  • Bloomfield man accused of battery, vehicle theft

    Friday Sep 21 | via Farmington Daily Times 

    A Bloomfield man is accused of stealing a pickup truck and attacking a man in Farmington, leaving the victim's face bloodied and severely battered. Man accused of battery, stealing friend's truck A Bloomfield man is accused of stealing a pickup truck and attacking a man in Farmington, leaving the victim's face bloodied and severely battered.

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  • Vote 4 NM: The challenge of protecting schools

    Tuesday Sep 18 | via KOB-TV New Mexico 

    In Aztec, New Mexico, where a gunman shot and killed students Casey Marquez and Francisco "Paco" Fernandez, students are required to wear their ID cards at all times and in the hallways, there are new school resource officers. "There's no textbook on going through a school shooting and losing two students is something you never forget, never will forget," said Aztec Superintendent Kirk Carpenter.

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  • Proposal to arm Santa Fe Public Schools guards fails

    Sep 5, 2018 | via Santa Fe New Mexican 

    Santa Fe school board President Steven Carrillo made an unsuccessful final attempt to win approval for the idea of hiring armed officers for the district's two high schools this school year. During Tuesday's board meeting, he couldn't even sway the other four members to support the idea of holding a special study session to discuss the issue, let alone get them to agree to commit to hiring such guards, commonly known as school resource officers or SROs, with the goal of better protecting students against shooters on campus.

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  • After this year's campus shootings, how to make stud...

    Aug 30, 2018 | via Santa Fe New Mexican 

    Security guard Elton Montoya checks students' ID cards on the campus of Santa Fe High School following a news conference on school safety at the school in February. Gabriela Campos/New Mexican file photo Superintendent Veronica GarcA a looks through an informational packet at a presentation discussing school safety at the B.F. Young Administrative Building on Monday evening.

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  • Dispatchers remained calm during Aztec HS shooting

    Aug 17, 2018 | via KOB-TV New Mexico 

    AZTEC, N.M. Authorities have released a trove of documents and audio files related to the Aztec High School shooting. They paint a horrifying picture of what happened on December 7, 2017, when a gunman stormed the school, killed two students and himself.

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  • Ex-AHS teacher arrested for sex with student

    Aug 17, 2018 | via Farmington Daily Times 

    State Police investigators today arrested a former Aztec High School teacher who admitted to several unlawful sexual relationships with students. State Police arrest ex-AHS teacher who admitted sexual contact with students State Police investigators today arrested a former Aztec High School teacher who admitted to several unlawful sexual relationships with students.

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