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LOS LUNAS, N.M. (KRQE) -A New Mexico State Police officer was arrested Thursday after allegedly assaulting a repo tow-truck driver.
When police arrived on scene, they say State Police Officer Charles Vernier was choking the driver and they ordered him to stop. According to the news release, after Vernier released the man he attempted to run from officers.
“I’m not being handcuffed today,” Vernier says in the video.
originally posted by: facelift
a reply to: trollz
He won't face jail time, they'll just transfer him to Arizona PD...
NMSP says Vernier has been with the department for about two years, and was on administrative leave at the time of the incident.
Sources tell News 13 Vernier was already being investigated by New Mexico State Police to determine if he was mentally competent to be an officer.