Was the fight between Mora County Sheriff Thomas Garza and then-deputy Lee Allingham a case of misuse of authority or blatant insubordination?
That’s something that District Attorney Richard Flores and his office are going to have to figure out as they consider the possibility of filing charges.
One thing seems clear, however, at least to us: The sheriff took more than one misstep in his efforts to address the confrontation that occurred after a suspected DWI traffic stop early last month.
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