Tuesday’s 5 Facts, Top Morning Headlines

5 Facts You Need to Know

  1. An Albuquerque family is fuming after finding out the pit-bull, that violently attacked and killed their small dog, is back home with its family. The family said their dog was inside their yard, when the pit bull yanked the Maltese from under their fence. Animal Control said there’s not much they can do until the court case is resolved. The pit-bulls owners told News 13 they’re not sure it was their dog who killed the little dog.
  2. New details are emerging in the officer involved shooting in Edgewood, which left a suspect dead. Police said 34-year-old Ethan Noll was the man pulled a rifle on another man. When police arrived, he allegedly barricaded himself in a car and threatened officers. Investigators said after hours of negotiating, Noll threatened officers with the rifle and that’s when they shot and killed him.
  3. Today will be mostly sunny and breezy with highs in the mid 70s to lower 80s. Tonight will get cooler with temps dropping between the 40s and 30s.
  4. Sending or posting so-called “revenge porn“, after a break-up could get you in hot water in New Mexico. Governor Susana Martinez signed a bill that makes it illegal to distribute sensitive messages of someone, without their permission, especially when the intent is to harass that person.
  5. At a time when the state’s lottery scholarship is struggling, students might need a little pick me up. Starbucks is offering some of it’s employees free full tuition with Arizona State University’s online program. The company is offering it to baristas who don’t already have a four year degree. Contact Starbucks for all the details.

Top Morning Headlines

A former CYFD employee is now indicted on charges for raping a boy. The boy claims while at Lincoln Pines Juvenile lock up, near Ruidoso, he had sex with 36 year old therapist Julie Barham. Officials said the boy claims Barham would snort prescription drugs with him before having sex. Barham started working for CYFD last fall. She’s charged with 7 counts of rape, distribution of a controlled substance, among other charges. Barham resigned when the investigation began.

Police are hoping some burglary victims will come forward and claim their stolen possessions. On Tuesday, Santa Fe police arrested Carlos Segura on theft charges. Police said they tracked down Segura, thanks to surveillance video from one of his heists and found hundreds of thousands of dollars of stolen items from area homes. Investigators said they found all of the stolen items in the trunk of his car. Some of the items were family heirlooms like jewelry. They also found baseball cards worth thousands of dollars each. Police aren’t not sure who all the victims are so they’re hoping people will come forward and identify what’s theirs. To see the stolen items, we’ve posted pictures and video.

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