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Deputy Jerry Arnold Martinez | Rio Arriba County Sheriff's Department, New Mexico Rio Arriba County Sheriff's Department, New Mexico

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Jerry Arnold Martinez

Rio Arriba County Sheriff's Department, New Mexico

End of Watch: Saturday, January 26, 1991

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 30

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Rifle; 7.65 mm

Offender: Sentenced to life

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Deputy Martinez and Patrolman Glen Michael Huber, of the New Mexico State Police, were shot and killed along with five other people. The officers were shot while serving a restraining order that had been requested by the suspect's girlfriend. The suspect used a 7.65 mm rifle to commit the murders. The man was apprehended and sentenced to four life sentences.

Deputy Martinez was 30 years old and is survived by his wife, son, daughter, and parents.

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Patrolman Glen Michael Huber
New Mexico State Police, New Mexico
End of Watch: Saturday, January 26, 1991
Cause: Gunfire

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God Bless you Deputy Martinez, thank you for your bravery and dedication, may God Bless your family and loved one's!

ND
Ret. Penns P/O & State Investigator
January 26, 2014

 

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