Article: Man arrested after threatening to kill his family

Article: Man arrested after threatening to kill his family

From the Las Vegas Optic

A Las Vegas man was charged with two felonies and multiple misdemeanors after threatening to kill himself and his family. Joseph L. Garcia, 58, was charged with two felony counts of false imprisonment, two misdemeanor counts of assault against a household member and misdemeanor aggravated battery against a household member.

New Mexico State Police was dispatched to Garcia’s home off El Llano Road the morning of Nov. 26 after dispatchers received a call around 9 a.m. about a man threatening to shoot himself. According to a statement of probable cause filed in San Miguel Magistrate Court, officers located Garcia on the back porch holding a handgun at the side of his hip.