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Police: New Mexico man hit officer with shirt after DWI stop

The Associated Press
Created: April 02, 2020 02:57 PM

HOBBS, N.M. (Hobbs News-Sun) — A New Mexico man is facing charges after police say he was arrested for drunken driving and threw his clothes at an officer.

The Hobbs News-Sun reports Alonso Martinez of Eunice was taken into custody following a traffic stop in Hobbs.

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According to police, an officer found an open container of Michelob Ultra in the car's center console.

Police say Martinez was taken to Hobbs City Jail to detox when, during a clothing exchange, he threw his shirt in the face of the officer. Martinez was charged with battery upon a peace officer and aggravated DWI.


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