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LAS CRUCES – Law enforcement say that a man struck a woman’s eye with a gardening tool ahead of strangling her over the weekend, top to his arrest.
Armando De Leon, 58, was billed with one particular count of aggravated battery with a lethal weapon and two counts of aggravated battery ensuing in terrific bodily hurt. De Leon was arrested on May 21, the exact working day as the incident, courtroom records demonstrate.
In an affidavit, police said that the incident began when De Leon chased a woman out of his house on the 1900 block of Bellamah Travel. The affidavit did not say what, if any, connection existed between De Leon and the woman. Nonetheless, the affidavit did say that De Leon picked up the shaft of a gardening instrument and lobed it at the female, according to her statements right after the incident.
The shaft of the instrument strike the woman in the eye, resulting in her to excursion and tumble to the ground, law enforcement explained. De Leon then approached the lady, knelt down, and started strangling her, the lady instructed police. Even though strangling her, De Leon slammed the woman’s head from the ground, the girl told law enforcement.
De Leon informed law enforcement that he and the female bought into a shouting match. When the lady left his home, he followed her out right until she tripped and fell. De Leon claimed he then stood about her and shouted down at her. He did not say he strangled the female, according to the affidavit.
De Leon’s neighbor, having said that, confirmed the woman’s version of occasions. She told police that she saw De Leon standing above the woman while strangling her and bashed her head from the floor. De Leon used the weekend in the Doña Ana County Detention Middle after his arrest.
He was scheduled for a very first appearance in the Doña Ana County Justice of the peace Courtroom on Could 23.
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Justin Garcia is a community security reporter for the Las Cruces Sun-Information. He can be achieved at JEGarcia@lcsun-information.com.