Socorro Man Accused of Assaulting Deputy
POSTED: Friday, July 30, 2010 - 11:55am
UPDATED: Friday, July 30, 2010 - 5:26pm
CLINT - A suspected drunk driver is under arrest after police say he fought off his arrest.
Vicente Martinez-Rivera of Socorro is accused of hitting an electric pole in Clint and falling asleep.
Investigators say when a deputy tried to do a field sobriety test, Martinez-Rivera ran off and when the officer caught up with him, assaulted the officer.
Martinez-Rivera is charged with evading arrest and assaulting a public servant.