Teen Arrested in Aggravated Assault Case
LAS CRUCES- A man wanted for questioning in an alleged aggravated assault of a 16 year-old was arrested Wednesday.
Investigators with the Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Department arrested Edmundo Ontiveros, 18, charging him Criminal Sexual Penetration, Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor, Conspiracy to Commit to Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor, and Resisting, Evading, or Obstructing an Officer.
According to investigators, Ontiveros recognized himself in a news report about the alleged assault. The report included surveillance photos that were captured at a convenience store sometime after the alleged assault occurred. He then turned himself in at the Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Department Substation in Anthony. At the time of his arrest, Ontiveros was on probation for Auto Theft.