Deputy Involved Shooting July 26

BERNALILLO COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

SHERIFF MANUEL GONZALES III

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JULY 26, 2017

CONTACT: Deputy Johann Jareno MAIN: 505-238-6458 EMAIL: jjareno@bernco.gov

Deputy Involved Shooting Update July 26

(Bernalillo County, New Mexico) July 26, 2017 – After preliminary investigation in reference to the Deputy involved shooting on July 25, 2017, detectives have been able to identify the offender as Charles Chavez born in April 22.

Chavez has an extensive criminal history which includes harassment, assault on a Peace Officer, battery on a Peace Officer, unlawful taking of a motor vehicle, car-jacking, assault on a school employee and probation violation.

The deputy involved, Charles Coggins, has served approximately 5 years with the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office and is currently under administrative leave.

The investigation is on-going. No other information is available at this time

 

Author: Felicia Romero

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