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Article: Sold for Sex: Sex trafficking plagues New Mexico women, but no one’s sure how many

Article: Sold for Sex: Sex trafficking plagues New Mexico women, but no one’s sure how many

From the Santa Fe Reporter In 2015, Dallas Grassbaugh was 23, homeless and supporting a debilitating drug habit by selling her body for sex. Then she met Shane Roach. She’d already escaped two sex traffickers by then, and Roach, an aspiring hip-hop artist from Albuquerque, promised he could help and protect her. Roach bought her…

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Article: Woman accused of pointing gun at car

Article: Woman accused of pointing gun at car

From the Las Vegas Optic Las Vegas Police arrested a 19-year-old woman after witnesses say she pointed a 9 mm pistol at four people inside a car. Tenielle J. Martinez of Las Vegas was charged with four felony counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. The incident occurred late in the evening of March…

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Article: Apparent road rage incident ends with 15-year-old shot in the head

Article: Apparent road rage incident ends with 15-year-old shot in the head

From the Las Vegas Optic A high-speed car chase through the streets of west Las Vegas culminated in a 15-year-old boy being airlifted to Albuquerque with a gunshot wound to the head, and a Las Vegas man facing multiple felony charges. Leopoldo J. Jaramillo III, 30, was booked into the San Miguel County Detention Center…

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Article: Police: Man struck wife, daughter

Article: Police: Man struck wife, daughter

From the Las Vegas Optic Just days before Christmas, Las Vegas Police responded to a domestic disturbance call that resulted in a Las Vegas man being charged with child abuse. Brian E. Mondragon, 44, was booked into the San Miguel County Detention Center on Dec. 22, charged with felony abuse of a child and misdemeanor…

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Article: West Las Vegas rapper hoping to sign recording contract soon

Article: West Las Vegas rapper hoping to sign recording contract soon

From the Las Vegas Optic When thinking about hip-hop music, most people don’t think of Las Vegas, New Mexico. Local rapper Yung Tat the Prince would like to change that. Born in San Antonio, Texas, the 29-year-old rapper, whose given name is Jonas Romero, was raised in Las Vegas by his father, Juan “Johnny Blike”…

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