Las Cruces man arrested for ‘car surfing’

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a Las Cruces man on child abuse charges after he was found driving recklessly with a teenager on top of the vehicle.

The Las Cruces Sun News reported Thursday that 23-year-old Dominic Estrada is now facing a charge of child abuse, reckless driving and driving under the influence of alcohol.

Dona Ana County Sheriff’s deputies say Estrada was driving along a river levee while allowing someone to “car surf” atop the vehicle.

They say the person riding on top was a 14-year-old.

Estrada is being held on a $10,000 bond.


Information from: Las Cruces Sun-News

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