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NAMES   A1     A2     B1      B2     B3     C1     C2      C3     D1     D2     E      F      G1     G2     H1     H2     IJK     L     M1     M2     M3     N     O     P     QR     S     T     W    UVXYZ    LIST M3  Merriman-Munoz here  see also  M1  Maes -Martinez     M2  McAllister to McPeak   -- Click names, summaries below list   Merriman Ronald, Albuquerque       Mills, Scott/Los Alamos County       Molina Adrian/Grants     Monfils, David       Molinas, Sonny/Albuquerque       Montoya, Elias/Taos     Montoya, Pete/Rio Rancho       Montoya, Shawn/Springer       Munoz, David/Albuquerque M SECTION, Tables and Related Information  M1-M3 Table View   Table all New Mexico Police Names on this website:  https://policefactor.com/NMPolNames.html 1 See also  Victim Incidents/Cases     Police - Blue Lives Matter     Locations by City and Names A to Z Indexes    SUMMARIES  M3:  BRIEF EXCERPTS/SOURCES NEW MEXICO POLICE   Merriman Ronald,  Albuquerque, APD/Officer 1989-Incidents in etc, Victim Lindsey Curtis; Kait Arquette, Real Crimes-1989 Articles Real Crimes From Real Crimes:In connection with Kait Arquette case (1989) and others.(see “Kaitlyn Arquette Case” and  “Benny Esquivel Case” and Lindsey Curtis case”…On Lindsey Curtis: “ (Albq. PD): Curtis was stabbed in the back in broad daylight.  He stumbled across the street to a 7-11 store and  collapsed on the floor.  APD Officer Ronald Merriman … was dispatched to the scene, as was the Fire Department.  The medics later testified that Officer Merriman refused to allow them to treat Curtis until he finished interrogating him.  Curtis bled to death at the scene.  Curtis was schizophrenic and used marijuana as a type of self-medication.  His father, Victor Lindsey, says APD shrugged off the murder as “just one drug addict killing another.”from Real Crimes One of the suspects: Apodaca, Paul (1989, etc.) Albuquerque.  In connection with Kaitlyn Arquette case (1989) as well as other issues. kaitarquette.arquettes.com/ 07/19/2012--https://www.abqjournal.com/119392/mom-seeks-closure-in-89-slaying.html Mills Scott, Los Alamos County, Likely Los Alamos Sheriffs Office/Commander, 2016-Lawsuit filed by Scott Mills against Los Alamos County with two other officers. Settlement $2 million, Daily Times-2016 Issue of settlement of dismissed lawsuit filed by Scott Mills against Los Alamos County with two other officers; settlement $2 million Articles Daily Times:  (2016) Police Chief settles whistleblower lawsuit: Los Alamos County agrees to pay $2 million in settlement https://www.daily-times.com/story/news/local/bloomfield/2016/02/17/police-chief-settles-whistle-blower- lawsuit/80515538/ Molina Adrian, Grants, NMSP/Officer, 2019-Alleged rape of high school student, victim female possible rape;, Abq Jrnl 2019/08/22  Abq Jrnl 2019/08/22     State Police Officer accused of sexual assault.  By Matthew Reisen. 2019/08/22--https //www abqjournal com/1357132/state-police-officer-accused-of-sexual-assault.html Molinas Sonny,   Albuquerque, 2014, 2016)  In connection with Mary Hawkes case.   See also Jeremy Dear, Victim Mary Hawkes, Case-2017/03/23; ABQ Jrnl; NM In Depth-2016/0/05; KRQE-2016/12/21    Cases (2017/03/23) Hawkes v. City of Albuquerque Case No. D-202-CV-2016-01373 Jeremy Dear was the main police officer included in lawsuit Chavez Affidavit (Reynaldo Chavez dated October 28, 2016) in connection with this lawsuit brings to attention evidence issues--”The Chavez Affidavit made certain allegations that called into question chain of custody and usage of the Evidence.com cloud-based platform APD uses to store and view police officer lapel camera videos (“Evidence.com”), in particular with respect to videos from the Hawkes Case and another officer involved shooting (the “Robertson Case”).” https://www.kob.com/kobtvimages/repository/cs/files/17-0076 City of Albuquerque Final. Articles Other links: https://www.abqjournal.com/796554/lawsuit-reveals-more-details-in-hawkes-shooting.html https://www.abqjournal.com/796555/a-trip-to-hooters-and-a-chinese-massage.html https://www.abqjournal.com/.../cellphone-search-led-police-to-hawkes-before-she-was... New Mexico In Depth (2016/0/05) Albuquerque police union gets bad rap in news coverage. By Jeff Proctor. http://nmindepth.com/2016/07/05/abq-police-union-gets-bad-rap-in-news-coverage/ KRQE (2016/12/21) Mary Hawkes family files lawsuit against former APD Officer www.krqe.com/2016/12/21/mary-hawkes-family-files-lawsuit-against-former-apd-officer Monfils David,  see Mike Briseno Articles Albuquerque Journal https://www.abqjournal.com/21985/1215pm-farmington-settlement.html Montoya Clayton,   Clayton, (2015) By Alex Goldsmith (04/17/2015), KRQE; ABC Amarillo  Articles  KRQE http://krqe.com/2015/04/17/new-mexico-officer-arrested-for-using-taser-to-flirt/   and ABC  Amarillo http://abc7amarillo.com/news/local/clayton-police-officer-arrested-fired?id=1190712#.VS6urZP9yip Montoya Elias, Taos, Taos PD/Officer, Lawsuit/Not Guilty, Victim Oriana Farrell, US News-2017/12/27 Articles US News Excerpt from US -2017/12/27-by Susan Montoya Bryan: A federal appeals court ruled Wednesday that a New Mexico police officer did not violate the constitutional rights of a woman and her five children when he shot at their minivan as they fled a chaotic traffic stop in 2013. The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals issued the ruling in the case filed by Oriana Farrell, who was pulled over for speeding and led officers on a high-speed pursuit through the tourist enclave of Taos.The appeals court found that the case against Elias Montoya, the officer who fired three times at the van and later left the force, should have been dismissed by a lower court.Montoya's defense rested on the principal of qualified immunity, which shields public officials from legal actions unless their conduct was unreasonable in light of clearly established law. 2017/12/27--https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/new-mexico/articles/court-sides-with-new-mexico- officer-in-minivan-shooting Raw Story Montoya Pete,   Rio Rancho, Sandoval County Sheriffs Office/ Deputy [OLDER -07/2002]  Sex/Child/Not Guilty/Acquitted, Ral Crimes-2002/07/02 Articles Real Crimes From Real Crimes: “7/2/02: Rio Rancho Observer: Sandoval County Sheriff Deputy Pete Montoya was indicted on 18 counts of criminal sexual contact with a 5-yr-old child.  (Montoya was the lead detective in the John Sherman case, 12/27/98).  Excerpt from Business Highbeam Albuq. Jrnl- 2003/11/12-by Michael Davis: BERNALILLO -- A Sandoval County jury on Tuesday acquitted former police officer Pete A. Montoya of 18 counts of criminal sexual contact with his former stepdaughter."It's been a long two and a half years," Montoya said, wiping tears away after the jury delivered its verdict. "Thank the Lord, it's finally over."Montoya, 51, was accused of touching the girl, now 14, exposing himself to her and coercing her to touch him sexually. He was also accused of intimidating a witness and of contributing to the delinquency of a minor. 2003/11/12--https://business.highbeam.com/2872/article-1G1-110078097/exofficer-acquitted-sex- charges http://www.realcrimes.com/Corruption_Overview.htm Montoya Shawn,  Springer/Prev. Las Vegas, Ex-Chief promoted to dog catcher, in 2009 was awaiting arraignment for 2009/04-and 20 counts 19 for forgery one for fraud filed in Las Vegas Magistrate Court-and was Suspended by NM Law Enforcement Academy  Excerpt from Abq Jrnl-2009/04/21:The New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy suspended Montoya in March after hearing evidence of allegations that Montoya improperly used a police gas card for personal purposes while he was a patrol officer in Las Vegas, The Range said.  Meanwhile, Montoya faces felony criminal charges in Las Vegas in connection with the gas purchases as well as for allegedly submitting time sheets that claimed he was at work for the police department when he was not, the paper reported. Twenty counts — 19 for forgery and one for fraud — were filed in Las Vegas Magistrate Court after a State Police investigation, and Montoya is -cheduled to be arraigned on April 28, The Range said 2009/04/21--https://www.abqjournal.com/16889/650am-springer-police-chief-demoted-to-dog-catcher.html Munoz David,      Albuquerque, APD - joined in 2012. Officer in 2013 at time of Sherrill shooting. Other officers involved in Sherrill shooting were Luke McPeek and Jim EdisonMcPeek was there first, Munoz and Edison came later and also fired at Sherrill.  Sherrill had been suicidal before the incident.  He was waving either a brake pad or folding knife, or both, at the time of the shooting, Victim Shaine Sherrill who in 2013 was non-fatally shot by officers, ABQ Jrnl Articles ABQ (Albuquerque) Jrnl https://www.abqjournal.com/315091/man-shot-by-police-did-not-have-gun.html Sherrill did not comply with the officer’s commands, Banks said, and that’s when McPeek fired at him. By then, officers David Muñoz, who joined APD in April 2012, and Jim Edison, who joined in 2007, also had arrived at the scene. They also fired at Sherrill. Updates:  2020/05/23 Adrian Molina added to list w/2019 alleged rape info; 2020/03/18 technical editing; 2020/02/20 Munoz, David info filled in; Norwood, Phil added to list; 2019/07/09 and07/12: McQuire Shannon and Mills Scott added to list. 2019/06/24 Cody Martinez added to list. 2019/06/06 Monfils David added; 2019/05/19 Molinas Sonny articles Alb Jrnl, Indepth.   01/23/2018 Montoya, Shawn VEG/SPRNGR (FEL) added; 01/07/2018 Montoya, Pete RNCH acquittal info in Albq Jrnl 2003/11/12; McClaskey, Skyler several articles added, spelling correction first name; McCormick,James ART/CARLS info from several articles on area drug issues,  drug bust, retaliation/assassination plot against cops; 01/06/2018 McCoy, Terry (FMN) several articles added;  McCracken, Mark deceased status, obituary added; Page started as L to N ; (Najar, Gilbert-02/21/2017); updates (Lytle, John - updated 02/20/2017); updates_11/05/2017 Malone, Casey/Farmington. (McCracken, Mark 05/30/2017); (MckinneyR-update02/20/2017)(McDowell Sr, John “Jack”-02/21/2017)(Montoya, Clayton; McClaskey, Skylar-02/22/2017) (Martin, Jeremy. - 02/26/2017)
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