Espanola Crime

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  • UPDATE 1-Motel 6 to pay $7.6 mln for giving guest li...

    Nov 6, 2018 | via Reuters 

    Motel 6 will pay up to $7.6 million to Hispanic guests to settle a proposed class-action lawsuit claiming that it violated their privacy by regularly providing guest lists to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents. FILE PHOTO: A sign marks a Motel 6 property in Espanola, New Mexico, U.S., July 11, 2018./File Photo Terms of the preliminary settlement with eight Hispanic plaintiffs - seven from Arizona and one from Washington state - were disclosed in a Nov. 2 filing with the federal court in Phoenix.


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  • Teens released from detention on house arrest in sho...

    Oct 31, 2018 | via Santa Fe New Mexican 

    Two of three juveniles arrested in connection with the death last month of Espanola teen Cameron Martinez will be released from detention on house arrest, a state district judge ruled Wednesday. The third juvenile involved in the case, 17-year-old Axel Zamarron, who is accused of shooting at a car carrying Martinez and three other young people, will continue to be detained until his trial, District Attorney Marco Serna told The New Mexican.


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  • Four indicted on first-degree murder charge in shoot...

    Oct 26, 2018 | via Santa Fe New Mexican 

    A Rio Arriba County grand jury has indicted four people on first-degree murder charges in connection with the recent shooting death of 18-year-old Cameron Martinez of Espanola, which authorities have described as a case of mistaken identity. Police have said six young people, some of them minors, were involved in the incident in which a group of people in two separate cars opened fire on a car carrying Martinez and three friends.


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