Deputy Jerry Arnold Martinez

Deputy Jerry Arnold Martinez

Rio Arriba County Sheriff's Department, New Mexico

End of Watch Saturday, January 26, 1991

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Jerry Arnold Martinez

Deputy Jerry 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. He is survived by his wife, son, daughter, and parents.


  • Age 30
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle; 7.65 mm
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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