San Juan man charged with assault, child abuse

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Suspect, who only has one leg, found on his back in a ditch

A recent call to the New Mexico State Police resulted in officers finding a suspect, who only has one leg, lying on his back, in an arroyo.

At about 5:30 p.m. on Nov. 12, police were called to a home located near County Road B41A and Camino Montoya in San Juan, near the Pecos River Cliff House, for a a domestic dispute in progress. Two State Police officers and one sergeant responded to the call and ended up arresting Anthony J. Benavidez, 49, of San Juan.

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