Posts Tagged ‘domestic violence’

Santa Fe Police Officer Jon Lopez, 30. (Mug shot courtesy Santa Fe County jail)

Santa Fe police late Sunday confirmed Patrol Officer Jon Lopez was arrested earlier in the evening on a domestic violence offense.

Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Deputies on Sunday arrested the 30-year-old Lopez, who lives in Santa Fe. The three-year veteran of the force was booked into the Santa Fe County jail at 9:06 p.m. and charged with battery against a household member and interfering with communications, according to an online jail database. Lopez was being held without bond as of late Sunday.

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Diana Urban (Photo courtesy Santa Fe County jail)

Diana Urban on Tuesday was sentenced to one year in the county jail, one year of electronic monitoring and four years of supervised probation for the Nov. 2 stabbing death of her longtime boyfriend, Jerome Atencio.

Urban, 45, pleaded guilty last month to voluntary manslaughter and faced up to six years in prison.

State District Judge Michael Vigil, after reviewing forensic reports and evaluations, said it appears Urban and Atencio were in a longtime abusive relationship and both had some responsibility for what happened, “but I don’t think that justified you taking his life.”

Urban acknowledged alcohol can never (more…)