• On September 12, 2021 in Mora, New Mexico, a 66-year-old man was shot and killed around 10 a.m. The victim, John Serna, was found dead near a residence on County Road A042. According to police, it appears the man had been involved in an altercation which resulted in the shooting. The suspect has not been publicly identified. https://bit.ly/3ovqH20
  • On August 22, 2020, Christopher Huble, 33, of Alamogordo was charged with an open count of first-degree murder in the death of Harley Benedict. Huble discovered Benedict in an intimate relationship with his estranged girlfriend. A fight ensued. Huble went to his car and retrieved an AK-47 and shot Benedict. He then shot the estranged girlfriend twice in her legs. https://bit.ly/2T371lz
  • On September 28, 2019, in Mora, New Mexico, Alex Pacheco, age 24, shot and killed Jermain Jennings, age 27, of Rio Rancho, New Mexico. Another 50-year-old male sustained a gunshot wound. State police warned that Jennings and the other male had gone to Pacheco’s residence where they were shot. SOURCE: ALBUQUERQUE JOURNAL
  • On March 1, 2018, in Guadalupita, New Mexico, Anthony Gabriel Valdez, 28 years old, was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Valdez’s ex-girlfriend was inside a vehicle when he pointed a rifle at her. He then fired at least one shot that hit the back of her vehicle when she drove off. Source: Los Alamos Daily Post
  • On February 26, 2018, in Guadalupita, New Mexico, state police officers responded to a reported assault with a deadly weapon. Anthony Gabriel Valdez, 28 years old, of Mora, New Mexico, pointed a rifle at his ex-girlfriend while she was in her vehicle. As she drove away from him, he fired at least one shot, which struck the back of her vehicle. State police officers quickly located Valdez. Source: Los Alamos Daily Post
  • On February 14, 2019, in Mora, New Mexico, police said a 16-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with a shooting. State police were called to a residence regarding a 28-year-old man who was shot the previous night. The victim was airlifted to a hospital and was able to identify the person who shot him State Police are still investigating the shooting. Source: New Mexico State Police
  • On September 27, 2013, in Holman, New Mexico, state police responded to a shooting incident at a residence. Upon arrival, police discovered that 51-year-old Adolfo Olivas had shot his girlfriend during a fight. She was taken to the hospital in critical condition. Source: Department Of Public Safety
  • On March 7, 2012, in Mora County, an armed murder suspect died in a police standoff. Source: KOAT News
  • On February 12, 2012, in Mora County, New Mexico, state police shot and killed murder suspect Wess Brannon who was wanted for the murder of the CEO for Samba Safety. When police arrived at the home of Brannon’s ex-wife, she told the police that he was in the front of the house with a firearm. Source: Albuquerque Journal
  • On February 8, 2012, in Mora County, New Mexico, 44-year-old Wesley Brannan shot and killed his neighbor, and then kidnapped his wife. Source: KOAT TV

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