ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - The first defendant in the swastika-branding of a developmentally disabled Navajo man has been convicted on one count.
A Farmington jury found William Hatch guilty of conspiracy to commit aggravated battery.
A fourth degree felony that could put him in prison for a couple of years, but it acquitted him of more serious crimes including kidnapping.
Hatch and two others are charged with scarring the victim with the symbols of hate.
The other two men have not yet been tried on the state charges.
All three also face trial on federal hate crime charges.
Three Albuquerque veterans remember vividly the sneak attack on Pearl Harbor that brought the U.S. into World War II 72 years ago Saturday.
After getting out of federal prison early this week it looks like former state Sen. Manny Aragón isn't at a halfway house after all. He's back at his own house in the South Valley.
The owner and an employee of a local smoke shop are in federal custody accused of selling spice at the Rio Rancho store.
The New Mexico State Police officer who fired his weapon at van filled with kids during a traffic stop gone bad has been fired.
The civil case filed against former cop Levi Chavez in the gunshot death of his wife is coming to an end without a trial.
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